In six Russian regions, the rains can cause floods this week
Rain this week could flood low-lying areas in six regions of Russia, from the Central part of the country to the Far East, predicts the all-Russian research Institute on problems of civil defense and emergency situations.
A similar situation may occur on the rivers Bikin and Ussuri in Pozharsky and Dalnerechensky districts of Primorye, along the Sheksna river in Sheksna district, Vologda region, on the river Solonytsya Neretina district, Kostroma region. The water level there exceeds the average values more than two feet.
Hydrological situation in the reservoirs of the Volga-Kama cascade is developing in line with forecast. During the last week in the European territory of the country with some rains, which amount close to the monthly normal.
"The passage of flood waves on the river Volga is expected in the period from June 8 to 11. The increase in average daily inflow by 10-12% may lead to flooding of the floodplain of the Volga river downstream of the Zhigulevskaya and Uglich reservoirs in the Rybinsk district of the Yaroslavl region, in the Samara region in Togliatti and downstream in Samara, Novokuybyshevsk and municipal districts of the Volga and Kinel", - noted on the website of the Institute of civil defense.
Now the water level in these reservoirs, above normal at 30 centimeters.