Number of flooded residential buildings in Russian Federation reached almost 18 thousand per day

The number of flooded with the spring flood of residential buildings in Russia reached almost 18 thousand per day, the main growth again fell into the Orenburg and Kurgan regions. This was reported by TASS with reference to operational services.

“On the morning of April 18, in 210 settlements and 175 garden partnerships, the spring flood is flooded with 17,808 residential buildings, per day the increase amounted to over 1.7 thousand, mainly it came to the Orenburg and Kurgan regions,” the agency’s interlocutor said .

In addition, 32,593 personalities were flooded, which is 1,554 more than the day before, as well as 95 low -water bridges and 77 sections of roads.

Meanwhile, the Ministry of Emergencies of the Russian Federation reported that more than 16,500 people have been evacuated in the Orenburg region since the beginning of the flood.

“In Orsk per day, 370 residential buildings and yards were freed from the water. 2,438 houses and yards remain flooded. 2,557 people were evacuated, of which 801 children. In Orenburg in the flooding zone of more than 6,500 houses and 11,200 household plots. Rescuers of the Russian Ministry of Emergencies pump out water from the basements of houses.

The Ministry of Emergencies noted that in the Kurgan region the water level in the Tobol River is growing. “The regional center has been overcome a dangerous mark, the level reached 968 centimeters. Flooded: 2,090 residential buildings, 3,380 cottage houses, 5 low -water bridges and 8 sections of roads,” the message says.

“In the Tyumen region, employees of the Ministry of Emergencies of Russia continue to strengthen and increase the height of the dam. In the village of Kazan, more than 20,000 bags of sand were laid in the village of Kazan and volunteers. Boat crossings were also organized. More than 1,500 people were evacuated. 137 people are in temporary accommodation points. of them 48 children, ”the department added.