VLADIVOSTOK, November 1 (Itar-Tass) - More than 500 Far Eastern residents, who were staying at the accommodation camps over a devastating flood, came back to their houses over the past day. As many as 2,711 people were staying at 49 accommodation centres, 2,201 people remained at the accommodation centre now, the press service of the Far Eastern regional emergency situation centre reported on Friday.
The level of Amur River along the whole stream of the river keeps falling and reached 143 cm (eight cm down for the past day) at 08:00 local time on Friday in Khabarovsk, 224 cm (20 cm down for the past day) in Komsomolsk-on-Amur. In the city of Nikolayevsk-on-Amur, which is situated down the river, the level remained unchanged at 162 cm as compared with the previous day.
The flood has retreated from all settlements in Khabarovsk Territory, Amur Region, Jewish Autonomous Region, there are no flooded residential houses there. Meanwhile, 24 sections of the roads and 62 motor bridges remain damaged in these regions. These facilities are under repairs.
The group of 17,705 people and 3,082 units of machinery continue the cleanup of the aftermath of the flood unprecedented for the last 100 years in the Far Eastern Federal District. The aviation group makes 14 aircraft.