In Abkhazia, because of the downpours, rivers overflow the banks and flooded dozens of houses

In Abkhazia, because of the downpours, rivers overflow the banks and flooded dozens of houses
In Abkhazia, because of the downpours, rivers overflow the banks and flooded dozens of houses
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Many houses were damaged in Abkhazia due to heavy rains on Tuesday night, most of the damage occurred in the Gudauta region, the press service of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the republic told RIA Novosti.

On Monday, the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Abkhazia reported that heavy torrential rains and tornadoes could pass in Abkhazia from 26 to 27 July.

Subdivisions of the republic's rescue department have been working all night and from early morning to eliminate the consequences of bad weather in all affected areas.

"The disaster struck the main blow in Gudauta and the Gudauta region. The level of local rivers rose to almost two meters. At least 350 houses were flooded, people were evacuated. Seven pieces of equipment, 45 personnel of the PSCh (fire and rescue unit - ed..) of the city of Gudauta, as well as the PSO (search and rescue squads - ed.) of the cities of Gagra and Sukhum, "the message says.

In Sukhum, the flooding caused the flooding of residential buildings along the streets of Chanba, Shcheglova, Agrba and Ashkhatsava. At least 30 houses were damaged, but there was no need to evacuate people. In the Ochamchira region, houses in several villages were flooded. Overflowing the banks of the river Tumysh for some time made it difficult to move along the highway in the area of ​​the village of the same name.

Also, due to difficult weather conditions, two supports of the Bzyb-220 high-altitude line were knocked down. Emergency teams of RUE "Chernomorenergo" are working at the scene of the accident.

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