This afternoon, the flood wave will reach Chop. In the Tisa, the water is expected to rise up to 11 meters

прес-служба ОДА  24 November 2015 11:02  70110497 0111584
This afternoon, the flood wave will reach Chop. In the Tisa, the water is expected to rise up to 11 meters

The priority measures to liquidate the aftermath of the flood are being taken in the region. As of Tuesday morning, rescue units have pumped water out of almost all previously flooded households in Mizhhirya, Tyachiv and Rakhiv districts.

The water levels in rivers in the highlands are decreasing. Yesterday (Monday), in the afternoon, the maximum water level was recorded in the lower reaches of the Borzhava river, it reached 565 centimeters, after which it began to decrease.

This afternoon, the flood wave in Tisa and Latorytsia rivers will reach the extreme point of the region in the vicinity of Chop. The rise of water in the Latorytsia is expected to be 450 centimeters, and in the Tisa - up to 11 meters above the zero of the post.

Water may break out onto the floodplain, but without flooding or other serious consequences. Rescue units in Transcarpathia are in full readiness in case of emergency, Civil Protection Service of Hungary have been warned about the approaching flood wave.

As of Tuesday, 8:00 am, the rise of water level in the Tisa near Chop is 8 meters 60 centimeters.

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