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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