Great flood is expected in Primorye

 Forecasters predict a high of Primorye coming spring flood due to the fact that the water content in the region because of the rainy autumn exceeds the norm by five times, and the snow cover is 40-60% higher than normal, according Primgidromet.

"This year, the water content in the region exceed the standards five times in the history of weather observations such was not observed once. Snow cover exceeds the norm by 40-60%, the soil waterlogged cold," — said in a statement.

It is noted that, under these conditions, meteorologists consider two scenarios out of the banks of the rivers. In the first case, if the spring thaw will be gradual and there is no rain, the water level rise of one meter. In this case, the expected flooding of some roads and farmlands located in floodplains.

"Otherwise, if the opening of the rivers will occur later than the first ten days of April and the spring will begin active snowmelt, rain complicate flood situation. Then expected to yield abundant rivers to understand, flooding roads, farmland and villages. Water rises above the critical level," — said Primogidromet .

Floods expected Spassky, Dalnerechensk, Lesozavodsk, Yakovlevsky and Chuguevka areas of the province in late April — early May. Experts hope to prevent flooding of settlements with the monitoring of the rivers of the 38 automatic systems that supply information to the site meteorologists.

Earlier it was reported that rescuers Primorye formed a group for the prevention and elimination of consequences of high water — it includes more than three thousand people and over 900 pieces of equipment. Monitoring and prediction of floods by specialists MOE, Hydrometeorology, Water Management and RPN. To provide timely on the situation on the rivers of the region involved gauging Primgidrometa 61. Now being prepared for destruction ice floes on the river. The region has stockpiled material, technical and other resources, as well as food and medicine, there is a financial reserve of 8 million rubles — it is designed to prevent and eliminate related to flood emergencies.

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