As a result of the landslide in Georgia killed four people. The incident occurred on the night of Sunday, June 19, in the area highway Tbilisi — Batumi Rikotskom pass, the "Caucasian Knot".
At the scene of the representatives left the road and rescue services. They eliminate the consequences of the landslide and looking for two men who disappeared after the disaster. By Rikotskomu pass also went Georgian Prime Minister Nika Gilauri, Minister of Refugees and Accommodation Koba Subeliani, Minister of Regional Development and Infrastructure Ramaz Nikolaishvili and Governor of Shida Kartli Zurab Arsoshvili.
Landslide sites on the route Tbilisi — Batumi occurred due to heavy rains that come in different parts of the country for several days in a row.
Due to bad weather were damaged bridges, flooded buildings along the tracks, agricultural land, disrupted traffic between the western and eastern parts of Georgia, felled trees. According to Koba Subeliani, one of the trees fell on his car. The car was damaged, but the minister was not injured.
According to weather forecasts, in the next few hours in Tbilisi will be cloudy, and on Monday, June 20, will be held in heavy rain.