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Russia: Drone captures heavy flooding in Siberia00:38

Russia: Drone captures heavy flooding in Siberia

Russian Federation, Nizhneudinsk, Irkutsk region
June 27, 2019 at 16:30 GMT +00:00 · Published

Drone footage released on Thursday shows massive floods that forced hundreds of people to leave their homes in Nizhneudinsk, located in the Irkutsk region.

At least 700 households were flooded in the districts of Nizhneudinsk, Tayshet and Cheremkhovsky, and a state of emergency has been announced in the towns of Nizhneudinsk and Tayshet.

The floods were the results of heavy rains that hit eastern Siberia, causing the water levels of some rivers in the Irkutsk region to rise for more than two metres.

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Drone footage released on Thursday shows massive floods that forced hundreds of people to leave their homes in Nizhneudinsk, located in the Irkutsk region.

At least 700 households were flooded in the districts of Nizhneudinsk, Tayshet and Cheremkhovsky, and a state of emergency has been announced in the towns of Nizhneudinsk and Tayshet.

The floods were the results of heavy rains that hit eastern Siberia, causing the water levels of some rivers in the Irkutsk region to rise for more than two metres.

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