Destroyed road and flooded houses: the aftermath of the disaster in Transcarpathia (PHOTOS, VIDEO)
Heavy showers with thunderstorms occured in Mizhhirya district. From 15:30 to 17:30, active thunderstorm activity with hail, gusts of wind and heavy rainfall was recorded. 20-day worth of rainfall fell in two hours. 119 mm in 2 hours!
There was a rapid rise in water levels and landslides.
Mizhhirya district, Torun village council - a stream turned into a flooded river and demolished part of the road and several bridges.
In the village of Lopushne, 1 new building and 2 residential buildings were flooded.
The district administration management, rescuers of the State Emergencies Service, police, road workers are at the scene, - the Transcarpathian Regional State Administration informs
"At present, the amount of losses is being established, the priority actions to restore traffic and electricity supply are being identified,” - Ivan Kost, the Deputy Chairman of the Mizhhirya District Council said.
The aftermath of the disaster in the villages of Lopushne and Torun, damaged and destroyed residential buildings, roads, ancillary buildings and structures, bridges, as well as large landslides.
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