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ARKHANGELSK, November 15 (Itar-Tass) — A fierce storm hit the city of Arkhangelsk in northern European Russia, bringing water levels in the Severnaya Dvina river above critical marks by 30 centimetres, a spokesman for the Sevgidromet weather forecast agency told Itar-Tass on Tuesday.
According to the spokesman, water flooded the city’s districts located on islands and wharfs in the port.
The wind velocity reached 22 meters per second overnight. In the morning, it grew still more, to 25-27 meters per second. “As of 08:30 a.m. Moscow time, the water level was 280 centimetres, or 30 centimetres more than the critical level of 250 centimetres, and is still going up,” the spokesman said.
According to the regional emergencies administration, the storm caused electricity cuts in four districts of the Arkhangelsk region, leaving nine settlements with a total population of 1,500 without electricity.