Over the past 16 hours in Gelendzhik 280 millimeters of rain fell in Novorossiysk — 275, in the Crimea — 220, despite the fact that the July monthly average for the area is about 70-100 millimeters, told RIA Novosti the Hydrometeorological Center of Russia.
According to her, in the last 14-16 hours in some regions of the Southern Federal District and the North County have been catastrophically heavy rains.
"For a short time, fell to 4-5 monthly rainfall, severe thunderstorms were very large floods on the rivers, there was a flooded area, the excess hazardous watermarks" — said the agency interlocutor.
According to recent reports, the victims of the floods in the Krasnodar region were 78 people. Element harmed in Gelendzhik, Novorossiysk and the Crimean region. In the flooded regions introduced a state of emergency.