Wio News: Russia evacuated more than 2000 people from areas affected by floods in the Far East of the country, said emergency officials yesterday. The areas have seen floods after Tropical storm Khanun caused heavy rains.
“More than 2,000 people, including 405 children, have been evacuated in Primorye,” the Russian emergency situations ministry said on Telegram. The ministry has said that almost 5000 buildings have been flooded in the Primorye region. The region borders China and North Korea. It added that rescuers had set up 13 temporary accommodation centres in the region. Ministry said that 28 settlement remained cut off. The city of Ussuriysk has seen flooding that worst in a decade, said state-run TASS news agency. Most of the affected homes are in the cities of Ussuriysk and Spassk-Dalny as well as in the Oktyabrsky municipal district along with Primorye, where Russia’s far-east port of Vladivostok is the administrative centre. Russia has sent a task force to the area. The ministry said in its Telegram channel that a task force would “coordinate the work to eliminate the consequences of the flood.”
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