MOSCOW, July 7 (Itar-Tass) —— Torrential rains flooded houses of almost 1,300 people in the Krasnodar Territory, a source at the Russian Emergencies Ministry's information department told Itar-Tass.
It started raining on Friday. The heavy rains caused ten deaths, and six people were injured.
The source said 320 houses of 1,290 people were flooded.
The train traffic was halted at the Krymskaya-Bakanskaya railroad, and the transport traffic stopped at the 118th km of the A-146 Krasnodar-Novorossiisk road.
Gelendzhik is hit most severely. About 1,000 yards and basements are flooded there. More than 22,000 people are left without electricity. Four social facilities are affected, including the central city hospital and the children’s TB dispensary, where the basements are flooded.
Six people died in Gelendzhik. Four people were killed by electric shocks thought the ground. Two dead bodied were found under a house destroyed by the flood, a source at the Emergencies Ministry's Krasnodar regional department told Itar-Tass.
No houses are flooded in Gelendzhik now.
The Mezyb River rose 1/5-2 metres in the residential site of Divnomorskoye, flooding 80 houses and 925 yards. One hundred and ninety people were evacuated,
Fifty houses were in the water in Nizhnebakansky, and 80 in Neberdzhayevskaya.
According to the Emergencies Ministry's information, 110 houses of 450 people were flooded in Krymsk.