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Flood subsiding in Amur Region, while water still rising in other regions

August 30, 2013, 8:38 UTC+3

The Amur has reached the level of 773 cm and flooded 1,684 houses

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Photo ITAR-TASS/Olga Yegoraeva

Photo ITAR-TASS/Olga Yegoraeva

VLADIVOSTOK, August 30 (Itar-Tass) - The water has left 732 houses in the Amur Region.

On Thursday, 4,415 houses were in the water, and this Friday, 3,683 houses remain flooded, the press service of the Russian Emergencies Ministry's Far Eastern regional centre reported.

The situation is returning to normal in the Amur Region, where the water mostly goes down, while the rivers continue to rise in the Khabarovsk Territory. The Amur has reached the level of 773 cm and flooded 1,684 houses. On August 29, 1,510 houses were flooded in the territory.

The water is also goes up in the Jewish Autonomous Region, where 1,248 houses were in the water on Thursday, and 1,288 are flooded this Friday.

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