According to the operational headquarters of the Krasnodar Territory, in some areas the amount of precipitation exceeded the “dangerous phenomenon” mark by 2.5 times. A storm warning is in effect in Sochi. It is noted that the population was informed in advance about the impending bad weather.
“As a result of heavy rainfall, the water level in the East Dagomys River rose last night. In the village of Dagomys, 86 mm of precipitation fell in just one hour”, - the message on the operational headquarters’ Telegram channel says.
Because of the bad weather in the resorts of Sochi, a ban on swimming has been introduced, equipment for pumping water is working on the streets. Local authorities assume that bad weather will rage in Sochi until the end of the day. City services are on high alert.
“At the moment, there is a rise in the level of the Khoroty River, a sound alert is turned on. Bad weather will continue in Sochi until the end of the day, showers and river levels may rise to unfavorable levels. At sea, a storm of up to four points”, - the headquarters said in a statement.
At the moment, there are no reports of casualties. Streets, the first floors of buildings are flooded, cars go under water.
“Due to heavy rains, the water left the channel, mixed with puddles and spilled over the entire area. Cars are floating, it is impossible to pass, the first floors of buildings are washed by the current. Now most of the streets are one continuous river”, - the Mash Telegram channel reports.
According to the Telegram channel “Before everyone else. Almost" due to heavy rains in the Kuban, more than 100 adjacent territories were flooded.