Heavy rain likely in Gelendzhik, where there was a huge natural disaster that claimed more than 150 lives, remains very high, the employee of the Department of Meteorology and Climatology, Faculty of Geography MSU Pavel Konstantinov.
"As of this evening the situation remains difficult, and in principle thunderstorms, rather intense, can fall within current day", — said the scientist, speaking at a news conference at RIA Novosti.
Flooding on the night of July 7, flooded about 5,000 homes in three cities (Gelendzhik, Crimea, Novorossiysk) and a number of villages of the Krasnodar Territory. According to recent data, 171 people died. Medical care, according to the Emergencies Ministry, asked 479 people, including 48 children, hospitalized 137 people, including 13 children. Regional authorities have reported more than 20 people affected by the floods. Breached the electrical, gas and water supply, road and rail traffic.