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VLADIVOSTOK, August 20 (Itar-Tass) - After reaching the highest level on record, the Amur is continuing rising in Khabarovsk. The river went up 16 cm over the past 24 hours to 673 cm.
The situation will worsen in the next few days. According to the forecast, the river will reach 730-780 cm on August 24-28. Earlier, the Amur was expected not to rise over seven metres.
At present, 237 houses and 391 yards are flooded in the Khabarovsk Territory. The village of Ussuriisky on Bolshoi Ussuriisky Island and 18 buildings at five city streets are inundated.
The force dealing with the flood in the Khabarovsk Territory numbers 4,500 people.
The Amur reached the highest level of 642 cm on August 18. The record was set more than 100 years ago in 1897.