A landslide blocked the highway near Sochi

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18.08.11.Sel came in a mountainous area on the track Dzhubga — Sochi and blocked one lane. 60 houses were flooded and school.
As a result of torrential rains came the rise of the river Pshish Tuapse Krasnodar region. To federal highway M-27 went rural, partially block it in the area. In the village were flooded Novomikhailovskoye 60 yards and grounds of a local school.

— Increases the signal of the water level in the river came from the Tuapse situation center — told Life News in the Krasnodar Territory. — Immediately on speakerphone rescuers informed the populations. Residents of nearby houses were evacuated urgently.

In the village were moved additional forces and rescue equipment. An operative headquarters under the leadership of the regional department for civil defense and emergencies.

Situation under personal control took the governor of Krasnodar region Alexander Tkachev.

Irina Desyatnichenko

Source: Life News Online

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