Source Pravda.Ru

Heavy rains in russia's far east led to insignificant flooding

Heavy rains in Russia's Maritime Territory (the Far East) have led to insignificant flooding, leading Engineer of Weather Forecast Department of the Hydrometeorological Centre for the Maritime Territory Tatyana Mikhailenko reported to RIA Novosti. Two-day heavy rains flooded motorways and fields only in few areas.

On the average the level of the rivers in Primorye will raise 0.3-fold. Tatyana Mikhailenko said there was no threat of high water.

In her words, the present overflow is viewed as insignificant. Unlike the previous typhoon, this bad weather won't be a problem for local people.

According to weather forecasts, the rain will stop this night.