Emergency mode is entered in Gelendzhik because of heavy rain

Authorities imposed a state of emergency in Gelendzhik because of heavy rain, according to the latest data, the flooding in the area were of the order of 1 thousand Pridvorova territory, told RIA Novosti the regional Emergencies Ministry Tatiana Kobzarenko.

Earlier South Regional Emergency Center warned of heavy rains, expected in the Krasnodar region in the next few hours, and possible emergency situations associated with them.

"According to the administration of Gelendzhik, flooded about 1 thousand Pridvorova territory, setting specifies a regime of emergency" — said Kobzarenko.

According to her, the number of flooded homes specified.

"In the next to the village of Gelendzhik Divnomorsk sent additional forces rescuers., If necessary will be to evacuate people," — she added.

As told RIA Novosti witness raging floods in Divnomorsk, the water in the resort village went into some houses. According to him, the rest in a guest house on Lenin street have to save in the attics. Heavy rain continues.

The governor of the region Alexander Tkachev in his microblog on Twitter on Friday said that the city had created an operational headquarters. To eliminate accidents are 30 emergency crews.

"In Gelendzhik emergency. Within hours fell 130 mm of rain — twice a dangerous level. Livnevka could not cope. Water went through the streets," — he wrote.

On Friday morning, from electrical shock during an electrical storm on a street in the city killed five people. The official representative of the regional GUMCHS earlier that people have died because of electric shock from power connections billboard.

"I offer my condolences to the bereaved families. Instructed the detailed understanding of the causes of the tragedy and to provide the necessary assistance to the families," — wrote in his microblog Tkachev.

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