Over 1,500 people evacuated due to flooding in Krasnodar Territory, Russia

Over 1,500 people evacuated due to flooding in Krasnodar Territory, Russia
Over 1,500 people evacuated due to flooding in Krasnodar Territory, Russia
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Severe weather again affected areas of the Black Sea coast of Russia, in particular the Krasnodar Territory, where strong winds, hail and torrential rains caused power outages and floods.

As of August 14, more than 100,000 people in the Krasnodar Territory were left without electricity due to wind. Heavy rain caused flash floods in several areas, notably in the resort town of Anapa, where more than 450 people were evacuated, including tourists from hotels.

The Regional Emergency Situations Directorate (MES) reported that 991 children were evacuated from summer camps in Anapsky, Slavyansky and Temryuk districts. About 25 people were evacuated from flooded houses in a village in Temryuk district. In total, 1,531 people were evacuated and 1,406 houses were flooded in 19 settlements of the region, the Ministry of Emergency Situations said.

Due to flooding, traffic was interrupted on the highway connecting Novorossiysk and the city of Kerch. Earlier, on August 10, 2021, flash floods occurred in the port city of Novorossiysk, when 47 mm of precipitation fell in 1 hour. About 10 city streets were flooded to a depth of 50 cm.

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