Sochi recovering after floods

Sochi recovering after floods

Sochi continues to recover after floods. Heavy rains, which hit the city on June 25th, became the strongest rainfall in the history of meteorological observations. Sochi experienced 212 mm of rain at a June norm of 104 mm.

This morning the water supply in areas affected by the disaster was fully restored.

The head of the Ministry of Emergency Situations, Vladimir Puchkov, said that reconstruction works in Sochi will be completed within three days. Puchkov is controlling the works in the aftermath of heavy rains in the Adler and Khosta districts. "According to our forecasts, we have specified plans for our work today, the first phase of restoration works will be completed during this day. The second stage will be completed within the next three days," he said.

According to the press service of the Sochi administration, the vaccination of the residents and guests of the resort was started today. According to preliminary data, 2755 people will be vaccinated (2150 adults, 397 children and 208 emergency workers and other liquidators).

The disaster management group involved a total of about 1700 people and 450 vehicles. Work on the elimination of floods in Krasnodar Territory is being conducted round the clock.