Chernivtsi region partialy flooded after heavy rains
17 inhabited areas, 139 houses and 106 hectares of agricultural lands have been partially flooded in Chernivtsi region because of heavy rain on June 22 - 24, the press-service of the Ministry of Emergencies and Affairs of Population Protection from the Consequences of Chornobyl Catastrophe of Ukraine reports.
By 7:00 a.m., June 27, flood water had still covered 7 out 16 social facilities (water was pumped out from nine), 293 out 431 household facilities (water was pumped out from 138), 2,114 out 2,494 basements (water was pumped out from 380), 2,270 out 3,632 yards (water was drained in 1,362), 57 out 97 wells (water was pumped out from 40).
Gas supply was cut off in 2 out 5 inhabited localities (resumed in 3).
Flood damaged 57,930 meters of pavements on principal and local highways, 11 out 13 bridges (2 have been restored), and 3,960 out 3,970 flood protection levees (10 meters have been restores).
923 people and 166 machinery units including 375 rescuers and 54 machinery units from the Ministry of Emergencies and Affairs of Population Protection from the Consequences of Chornobyl Catastrophe of Ukraine have been involved in elimination of flood aftermaths.
Emergency Ministry's officers have cleared 11,483 meters of silt and debris from soil reclamation canals and river beds, and 1,290 meters of roads.
They have strengthened 80 meters of dam, dug 446 meters of drainage channels, delivered 2,720 kg of grain, 7,800 liters of drinking water and 10 kg of medicine.
As Ukrainian News reported, heavy rain on June 22 - 24 caused floods, rising groundwater and accumulation of wastewater in the lower reaches that flooded 65 inhabited localities, 529 houses and 348 hectares of farm lands in nine districts of Chernivtsi region (Zastavnenskyi, Novoselytskyi, Storozhynetskyi, Hlybotskyi, Vyzhnytskyi, Putylskyi, Hertsaivskyi, Khotynskyi) and in the city of Chernivtsi