Valery LEBOVKA, “FACTS”
Barely recovered from the recent flood Transcarpathia again recorded the impact of the disaster: in Mizhgirya district on 28 June there were heavy showers and thunderstorms. Two hours had 20-day rate of rain.
This was reported in the Transcarpathian regional state administration.
From 15:30 to 17:30 in the region marked by a very active thunderstorm activity with hail, wind gusts and heavy rainfall.
“For two hours had the 20-day rate of rain. 119 mm for 2 hours. There was a sharp raising of water levels and landslides”, — stated in the message.
On-site in Torun village Council the water flow demolished part of the road and several bridges. In the village Lopushne impounded one new building and two houses.
Work at the site rescue workers, police, employees of road service.
We will remind that last week the Western regions of Ukraine suffered from severe floods. Gschs reported that 4 areas were flooded almost 14.5 million homes. The floods killed three people. The Minister of internal Affairs Arsen Avakov reported that the floods in Western Ukraine killed about 22 thousand households and gardens. And according Ukravtodor, the element in Ivano-Frankivsk region, destroyed the 110 km of roads, 90 bridges and 1850 m of coastal fortifications. On June 25, the Cabinet has allocated more than UAH 700 million to overcome the consequences of disaster.
Earlier, the “FACTS” wrote that the impact of disaster on the Western regions have received such a resonance that during Sunday meetings with the faithful, Pope Francis wished that the people who suffer from flood in Western Ukraine, felt “the Lord of consolation and fraternal assistance”.