Emergencies Ministry warns of the threat of vanishing mudslides in mountainous areas Sochi

Emergency department for the Krasnodar Territory has announced an emergency alert for fear of vanishing floods in Krasnaya Polyana, Sochi, where the Olympic mountain cluster, said the agency.

Specifies that the environment in the Krasnaya Polyana mountain cluster because of the active snowmelt in the mountains possible mud flows.

"There is the risk of emergencies and accidents involving impaired in transport, resulting in overlap of roads and railways, damage to transmission towers, bridges and critical infrastructure," — said in a statement.

In recent months, Kuban was seriously damaged by the elements. During the devastating floods in the Crimean region of Krasnodar Territory 6-7 July killed 168 people, and in the Tuapse element in the night of August 22 claimed the lives of four people.

In early September, Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Kozak, has announced the completion of all work necessary for the protection of Olympic facilities and settlements from possible seasonal flooding.

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