Heavy rains and high base level of water in the rivers brought flooding in the Krasnodar region, told reporters on Monday the Minister of Emergency Situations Vladimir Puchkov.
Flooding on the night of July 7, flooded about 5,000 homes in three cities (Gelendzhik, Crimea, Novorossiysk) and number of settlements of the Kuban. Killed, at last count, 171 people. Medical care, according to the Emergencies Ministry, asked 479 people, including 48 children.
"There has been the imposition of objective environmental factors — heavy rain, high baseline levels of water, which resulted in the shortest possible time to damaging water in the rivers," — said Tufts.
"There are no preconditions from reservoirs in the creation of conditions for a sharp rise in the water level was not. I personally inspected all the dams, all shlyuzevye construction", — he added.
The version of the cause of the catastrophic flood could become Neberdzhaevskogo discharges water reservoir, the investigation has previously rejected when it was found that the discharges were regular, non-mass and overflow dams were recorded.
Regional authorities have reported more than 20 people affected by the floods. Breached the electrical, gas and water supply, road and rail traffic.