The water level of the Amur River near Khabarovsk over 8 meters

September 3, 2013. As at 12:00 local time (5:00 MSK), the water level in the Amur River near Khabarovsk stood at 805 cm This is the agency "Interfax" referring to the press service of the Ministry of Emergency Situations.

The 4 hour, the water level rose by 4 centimeters and, according to hydrologists, it will soon be just arriving. According to "Interfax", by September 6 level reaches 830 centimeters. Authorities have assured that the city's levees can withstand all 900.

According to hydrologists, Komsomolsk-on-Amur, the water will rise to 980 centimeters by mid-month. According to the MOE, in the Khabarovsk region under the influence of the flood were 58 communities in seven municipalities. In the 46 villages are flooded 1,929 houses, which are home to 5,455 people, including 1,037 children. The water has come on home gardens in 2568, according to "Rossiyskaya Gazeta".

In addition, crops were affected by the disaster crops on a total area of more than 45 hectares. In Khabarovsk Krai 5 damaged sections of roads with total length of 15 km and 2 bridges. To date, evacuated 3234 people, including 783 children. In temporary accommodation is now 482 people, including 169 children.

To eliminate the effects of water passage through the territory of Khabarovsk Krai formed a group of 12,290 people and 1,844 pieces of equipment, including the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Russia — 2785 people and 400 vehicles.

Source: RT


Up to 8 km of embankments have to be built to protect against flooding Komsomolsk

September 3, 2013. Eight miles of dikes in addition necessary to build in Komsomolsk-on-Amur to protect against flooding residential areas and industrial enterprises, the deputy head of the regional headquarters for emergency elimination Victor Miracles.

Komsomolsk-on-Amur — the second largest city in the Khabarovsk Territory. It is home to 250,000 people. It is a major industrial center, there are affiliate aircraft company "Sukhoi" and the largest refinery in the Far East and the shipyard.

The level of the river in the city on Tuesday reached 820 centimeters. Projected to rise to 930-980 centimeters.

"Currently, the city has built 13.5 miles of dikes. To protect homes and industry must also build another eight miles of dikes, "- said the Miracles at a meeting of regional commission for emergencies.

He noted that the edge with the city authorities mobilized to work heavy machinery. Those machines, which requested the city four days ago, in Komsomolsk delivered. Now, the settlements to build levees to a height that can withstand the water level of 10 meters. Particular attention is paid to the protection of residential buildings and industrial facilities.

Earlier it was reported that the rise in water level up to 980 centimeters in the area of potential flooding in Komsomolsk may be about 600 houses, home to 50,000 people, and can be partially flooded shop shipyard, power plants and aircraft factory area Gagarin, the railroad in the "Komsomolsk sorting."

Source: RIA Novosti


The water in the river at the Komsomolsk-on-Amur has risen to 826 centimeters

September 3, 2013. The water level in the river Amur River at Komsomolsk-on-Amur reached 826 centimeters, said Tuesday at a meeting of the government commission deputy chairman of the government of the Khabarovsk Territory Andrew Volokzhanin.

"Today at 16:00 (9:00 MSK) water level near Khabarovsk was 805 centimeters, in Komsomolsk — 826", — he said.

On Tuesday morning, the water level in the Amur River at Komsomolsk-on-Amur was 820 inches, an increase of 17 centimeters on the day. Critical for the city is the level of 650 centimeters.

Earlier Emergencies Ministry informed that the water level in the river near Komsomolsk-on-Amur in mid-September can reach 930-980 centimeters. In the area of possible flooding may be about 600 houses, home to 50,000 people.

Komsomolsk-on-Amur — the second largest city in the Khabarovsk region, is home to about 250,000 people. It is a major industrial center, there are affiliate aircraft company "Sukhoi" and the largest refinery in the Far East and the shipyard.

What is the scale of the disaster in the Far East

Powerful high water in the Amur lasts several weeks. According to the MOE on Tuesday morning, in the Far East remain flooded 118 towns, 61 of them — in the Khabarovsk Territory. In the area of flooding are also 4.97 thousand houses with a population of 29.6 thousand people, 96 sections of roads and 76 highway bridges.

Source: RIA Novosti

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