Almost 300 dwellings in Primorsky Territory see flooding subside

Press service of theEmergencies Ministry reports

Over the past 24 hours, almost 300 dwellings in Russia’s Primorsky Territory saw flooding subside, press service of the Emergencies Ministry told TASS on Sept. 11.

"As of 6 in the morning local time, the water left 284 houses, and in 24 settlements 947 houses, where 1,977 people – including 454 children – live, are still under water," the press service said.

Eight settlements remain without electricity (130 dwellings with more than 400 people living there).

The Lionrock typhoon struck the Primorsky Territory following a mighty cyclone, which brought with it heavy downpours on Aug. 29-31. Meteorology services registered the precipitation as three times the monthly norm. The emergency situation was announced in the region. On Sept. 4-6, the torrential rain in the Primorsky Territory brought the precipitation of a month’s level. 


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