Natural Disasters in Russia

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Krasnodar Airport reopens

Krasnodar Airport reopens

Krasnodar International Airport has resumed operating in its normal mode, the press service of the company ‘Basel Aero’ reports. The airport has been accepting arrivals since 17:30. All the delayed flights are …

Krasnodar Airport inoperative due to snow

Krasnodar Airport inoperative due to snow

Krasnodar International Airport has temporarily suspended its work due to the need to clear the runway of snow and ice,  the company ‘Basel Aero’ that manages the airports in the region reported "The international …

Mud volcano erupts in Crimea

Mud volcano erupts in Crimea

An eruption of a mud volcano has occurred in the Leninsky district of Crimea near the village of Novoselovka. The mass of soil stopped at a distance of 100 meters of the village.  The …

Amber alert introduced in Moscow due to storm warning

Amber alert introduced in Moscow due to storm warning

An amber alert has been introduced in Moscow due to weather hazards. This regime means that there is the possibility of a disaster and damage, TASS quotes the message of the Russian Meteorological Service According to the weather …

Hurricane approaching Moscow

Hurricane approaching Moscow

A hurricane is expected in Moscow and the Moscow region, the capital’s branch of EMERCOM reports.  There is a probability of power lines breaking due to bad weather, falling trees and billboards, which, in turn, could …

Crimeans to be forbidden from visiting forests

Crimeans to be forbidden from visiting forests

Restrictions on citizens' stay in woods was imposed for a period of 21 days in Crimea. The decree by the Council of Ministers is in connection with the constant heat. Until September 5 there is a ban in Crimea on visiting forests …

Puchkov to take charge of extinguishing fires near Gelendzhik

Puchkov to take charge of extinguishing fires near Gelendzhik

The head of the Ministry of Emergency Situations, Vladimir Puchkov, has taken the elimination of natural fires in the Kuban region between the settlements of Praskoveevka and Dzhanhot under his personal control. The minister arrived...

State of emergency in Sochi to be lifted today at 18:00

State of emergency in Sochi to be lifted today at 18:00

The state of emergency in Sochi, imposed due to flooding, will be lifted today at 18:00, the press service of the mayor's office in Sochi said. Sochi mayor Anatoly Pakhomov emphasised the importance of the work which will be held soon on

2300 disaster victims in Sochi receive compensation

2300 disaster victims in Sochi receive compensation

More than 2300 flood victims in Sochi have already received compensation. The minimum amount of 10 thousand rubles was sent to 1295 residents. A payment of 50 thousand rubles for partial loss of essential assets went to 654 people, and …

Sochi recovers from flood

Sochi recovers from flood

Sochi is continuing to recover from the flood that took place on Thursday, June 25th. It was the strongest rainfall in the history of meteorological observations. Due to heavy rain, there was 212 mm of precipitations in the

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

More than 700 houses flooded in Sochi

More than 700 houses flooded in Sochi

The Sochi administration is addressing the consequences of flooding and assessing property damage. "736 houses were flooded in Sochi," Interfax cited the First Deputy Mayor Viktor Filonov as saying. Filonov said that …

Strong thunderstorm in Moscow

Strong thunderstorm in Moscow

It is expected a strong thunderstorm this night in Moscow. Emergency warning was reported by General Directorate of Emergency Situations Ministry in Moscow.   "On June 14-15