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VLADIVOSTOK, August 19 (Itar-Tass) - Over the past 24 hours, water level in the Amur River in the area of Khabarovsk rose by 17 cm, reaching a historical maximum of 657 cm on Monday morning. A further rise in the water level is expected in the coming days, an official in the press service of the Russian Ministry for Emergencies (RME) center for Khabarovsk Territory told Itar-Tass. By Aug 25, water level may go up to the 700 cm mark. A flood wave will move along the Amur and reach Nikolayevsk -on-Amur by September 9.
The most serious situation is observed near Arkhangelovka Village on Tunguska River where water level may rise to ten metres. Work is under way in Khabarovsk on Monday in preparation for a possible flooding of homes and economic facilities. A technical group has been set up in the city to build provisional dikes. The riverbank consolidating operations are involving about 30 bulldozers, truck-mounted cranes, excavators, graders, nd dumper-trucks.
Volunteers in the riveraine districts of the city have joined in the dike building operations along Amurskaya channel.