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Rescuers recommended to reduce discharges of hydropower plants in Priangarye

Rescuers recommended to reduce discharges of hydropower plants in Priangarye
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In the Irkutsk region, heavy rains and sleet are expected in some areas. At the same time, rescuers continue to monitor the flood situation on the Angara: according to their forecasts, if the level of discharges at the IRkutskaya HPP is not reduced, it could flood 1,3 thousand sections.

According to the Main Directorate of the Russian Emergencies Ministry for the Irkutsk Region, precipitation will take place in three days - from September 25 to 27. From September 26, the wind will increase to 15-20 m / s, and in the western regions - up to 19-24 m / s. Wet snow will pass in the mountains of the Eastern Sayan, in the western and northern regions of the region.

In addition to precipitation, the situation is aggravated by the Irkutsk HPP. The inflow of water to Baikal was 115% of the norm. In September, the forecast is even higher - about 169% of the norm. With an increase in water discharges to the hydroelectric power station, Khairyuzovka, Angara, Ust-Baley, Ust-Kuda, as well as dacha gardening associations Elizovskoe, Ozernoe, Pribrezhnoe, Pribrezhnoe-2, Tikhy Plyos, Lokomotiv, Kommunalnik, will enter the flooding zone. The total number of plots is more than 1,3 thousand.

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