September 12, 2013. The water level in the Amur River at Komsomolsk-on-Amur, continues to grow. During the day, it increased by 8 cm and reached 910 cm reported the Russian Emergencies Ministry. According to the forecasts of hydrologists in the next two days in Komsomolsk-on-Amur to continue the water level rise of 10-15 cm in the city in the flood zone were 823 houses with a population of 10 thousand people.
As of September 12, their homes were forced to leave more than three thousand people. The city has deployed nine temporary accommodation of the population. Meanwhile, the water in the Amur River near Khabarovsk continues to decrease. The water level has gone down for the night at 21 cm and 720 cm was
Recall that cause flooding in the Far East have become intense torrential rains that covered the entire basin of the Amur, and lasted about two months. In the area of flooding, in addition to the Komsomolsk-on-Amur, Khabarovsk was and other major cities. Preliminary damage estimated at more than 30 billion rubles.
Rescuers in Komsomolsk-on-Amur and night work
September 12, 2013. Emergency workers from across the country came to St. Petersburg to assist in the fight against high water. They work at any time of the day and perform a variety of tasks.
33 employees of extinguishing large fires came from Magadan — they keep the dam at Lake soapy, went on duty at 19 o'clock. At night, the water level rises in the Amur River and the water turns the road into the dirt. Magadan line the track with sandbags. During one shift 60 cubic meters of sand delivered to the dam.
In addition to strengthening the dam Mylkinskoy sand, lifeguards perform other tasks, for example, set the light tower, drive trucks. Behind the wheel of the truck that carries with Skalnik career on the outskirts of the city, they make every day for 15-20 flights to 20 km each.
Flood crest approaches the Komsomolsk-on-Amur
September 12, 2013. Flood peak passes Malmyzh village. In this gauging water stopped coming, stabilizing at around 790 cm, with a historic high of 613 cm (1951).
The next town? Komsomolsk-on-Amur. Here, the water continues to rise in full swing and the last day was 8 cm Passage peak flood forecast on September 13-15 at elevations 920-940 cm, while the actual level? 911 cm
Downstream flood comes with the pace of 4-11 cm per day. Highs exceeded Nizhnetambovskoye, Tsimmermanovke, Mariinsky, Bogorodskoe, ottomans. The next step? Nikolaevsk-on-Amur.
Due to the influence of the cyclone from the Baikal region and its displacement by Yakutia the last two days in the catchment basin of the Amur observed rainfall, from small to moderate. Principally on the water content of the river, the width of which currently stands at 10 to 30 km, are not affected.
In the region of Khabarovsk and upstream continues intense recession of water, up to 21 cm per day.