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MOSCOW, September 1 (Itar-Tass) - The Amur went up eight cm to 790 cm near Khabarovsk over the past 24 hours, the press service of the Russian Emergencies Ministry's Khabarovsk regional department told Itar-Tass, citing the data as of 08:00 local time on Sunday (01:00 Moscow time).
It means that the river did not rise over the past 12 hours. The level of 790 cm was reported on Saturday at 20:00 local time (13:00 Moscow time).
The Emergencies Ministry notes that the Amur was expected to reach the maximum level soon in Khabarovsk, Komsomolsk-on-Amur, Nikolayevsk-on-Amur and the Nikolayevsk, Khabarovsk, Nanai, Amur, Komsomolsk and Ulchsky areas.
For the present, in the water are 50 settlements, almost 1,700 houses, about 2,400 garden plots, more than 3,700 country houses, 28 socially important buildings, 16 fuel, energy and housing service facilities, two bridges, 17 road sections and 45,600 hectares of farmlands in the Khabarovsk Territory.
Specialists forecast that the Amur will continue to rise. The river may reach eight metres in Khabarovsk and 8.8 m in Komsomolsk-on-Amur.