Floods and landslides threaten this year a large number of PE than in the past

MES predicts an increase in 2013, the number of emergency in five federal districts of the country in connection with the possible activation of mud and landslides, as compared to last year.

"The number of emergency situations caused by mudflows, landslides and landslide-scree processes projected higher than in 2012," — said in a forecast of the Centre "Antistikhia" for this year.

Rescuers envisages the increase in the number of emergency with the projected increase in the number of severe weather events (intensive melting of glaciers, high fall-winter moisture and deep freezing of the soil and ground, the imposition of rain on melting snow).

According to authorities, a high risk of landslides and debris flows in April and October there in Kamchatka Krai, Karachay-Cherkessia, Kabardino-Balkaria, North Ossetia, Ingushetia, Chechnya, Dagestan, and the Sakhalin region. In June-August — in the Trans-Baikal, Krasnoyarsk regions, Buryatia, Kemerovo, Irkutsk regions. During and after the high waters and floods — in Perm, Nizhny Novgorod and Saratov regions.

Throughout the year, these phenomena are predicted in the Kuban (in January and February are approximately 40% of such cases).

"Due to the existing set of factors in the coal mine" Korkinsky "(Chelyabinsk region) landslide processes will be strengthened, especially in pozdneevesenny period", — stated in the forecast.

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