A mudflow went down in Transcarpathia

6 June 2016 12:54  93125828 0127083
A mudflow went down in Transcarpathia

On June 4, at 22:10, the Rescue Service "101" received a report about a mudflow on the highway Khust-Dolyna-Lviv in Khust district, near the village of Nyzhniy Bystryi. The width of the mudflow was about 50 meters, the volume was about 450 cubic meters. The cause of the mudflow was waterlogged soil due to heavy rain, the State Emergencies Service of Ukraine Office in Transcarpathian region informs.

Vehicular traffic in this part of the highway was temporarily stopped. At 05:30 on June 5, this part of the road was cleared, vehicular traffic was resumed.

Nobody was injured or killed in the accident. No infrastructure was damaged as a result of the mudflow.

Tags: Transcarpathia State Emergencies Service of Ukraine Office in Transcarpathian region, mudflow

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