In Orenburg region of Russian Federation, over 10.7 thousand are evacuated from flooding zone

In the Orenburg region of the Russian Federation, over 10.7 thousand people were evacuated from the flooding zone, including 2.1 thousand children, the press service of the regional government reported on Friday, April 12.

“from subsurbed households and from personal plots, 10,739 people were evacuated, including 2,094 children. 1,345 people were accommodated in 43 PVR, of which 236 children were located in relatives. Also from the flood zone to safe areas were moved 615 agricultural animals ” – follows from the message.

The energy supply in four settlements has been violated, and 38 emergency brigades are restored. Closed for the movement of 35 bridge structures.

In the elimination of an emergency, 4,544 people, 978 units of equipment and 256 boats are involved.

The most difficult flood situation is folded in Orsk, Orenburg, Buzuluk, Buzuluk, Orenburg, Ilek regions.

According to local authorities, the increase in the level of the Ural River in Orenburg continues, the dangerous level is already exceeded by almost 2 meters.

“According to the Orenburg Hydrometeorological Center, at 8:00 on April 12, the water level in the Ural River is 1129 centimeters. The critical mark was exceeded by 199 cm,” the official portal of the Orenburg administration.

The press service of the governor and the government of the region on the eve reported that the water level in the Ural River near Orenburg grew to a historical value of 10.92 m on the evening of April 11.

“The flood in the region reached a peak. The water level in the Urals in Orenburg as of 20:00 on April 11 reached a historical record – 10, 92 m. Water continues to arrive,” the report said.

water discharge from the Iriklinsky reservoir is reduced to 629 cubic meters per second. Over the past day, the decline in water has been marked in 30 settlements.

In several regions of Russia, an unfavorable flood situation is formed. The most difficult in the Orenburg region is