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In the Amur region, 21 settlements are flooded and water arrives

In the Amur region, 21 settlements are flooded and water arrives
Photo: the press service of the Government of the Amur Region

In the Amur Region, in 21 settlements, 63 residential buildings and 388 household plots were flooded. The water level in the rivers Zeya, Zavitaya, Tom and Amur continues to rise.

According to the press service of the government of the Amur region. by the morning of August 5, 28 adults and 37 children had to be evacuated. About half of them were accommodated in TAPs, the rest chose to stay with their relatives. Most of the flooded houses - 54 households - are in the Bureysky District.

A complex hydrological situation is also noted in the Arkharinsky region. Here water flooded 60 km of the Arkhara - Sagibovo motorway, 39 km of the Arkhara - Novospassk motorway, 1-3 km of the Domikan - Kamenka motorway, 26 km of the Novospassk - Innokentievka motorway.

From hour to hour big water is expected in the Belogorsk region... Here, in the Tom River, the water level rise in 12 hours was 81 cm, reaching the values ​​of a dangerous phenomenon. At 10 am on August 5, it was 421 cm - and this is already exceeding the values ​​of 2019, however, as the mayor of Belogorsk, Stanislav Melyukov, told EastRussia, according to the updated forecast, Tom can rise to 550 centimeters.

According to the press service of PJSC RusHydro, the Zeyskaya and Bureyskaya HPPs of RusHydro located in the Amur Region continue to protect settlements and infrastructure in the region from flood peaks. For example, Bureyskaya HPP is now pumping 6500 m3 / s through the plant's facilities, although the inflow to the reservoir has reached 10200 m3 / s. This means that at the moment the Bureyskaya HPP is holding back more than a third of the total inflow. According to forecasts for August 9-10, the inflow will be 10000-11000 m3 / s and will begin to decrease from August 11.

On Friday, a meeting of the interdepartmental working group on the regulation of the operation of reservoirs is planned, at which issues on the further operation of the hydroelectric power station will be resolved. 
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