In Primorye, showers flooded several roads and brought down a bridge

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Heavy rains that hit Primorye on August 29 flooded several roads, disrupting communication with some villages, and also led to the collapse of a bridge on the way to the village of Pshenitsyno. This was reported by the regional press service on the official website with reference to Primavtodor JSC.

It is noted that the village of Dukhovskoye remains cut off, where there is a possibility of an alternative passage through the village of Zharikovo, there is also no passage along the Grodekovo – Baranovka – Sadovy road, from the village of Rubinovka from the Sibirtsevo – Zharikovo – Komissarovo road.

The collapse of the bridge near the village of Pshenitsyno temporarily suspended the passage to the village. The road workers made filling and strengthening of the structures, thanks to which it was possible to restore the passage along one lane for cars and vans.

For the period of restoration of the existing bridge, it is necessary to build a temporary bypass.

On August 29, the authorities of Primorye introduced an emergency regime in the Lesozavodsky urban district due to flooding caused by heavy rainfall.

Rain floods are expected to continue to form over the weekend. The most severe flooding threatens the Ussuriysky and Dalnerechensky urban districts, the Oktyabrsky, Lazovsky and Chuguevsky municipal districts, as well as the Mikhailovsky, Krasnoarmeisky, Pozharsky, Olginsky and Kavalerovsky districts. There are risks of flooding of farmland, road sections, economic facilities.

On 26 August, a storm warning was issued in the region due to Typhoon Bavi. It is expected that on August 29 in the northern, then in the central and eastern regions of Primorye there will be strong (15–45 mm of precipitation in 12 hours or less) and very heavy rains (50 mm or more in 12 hours), thunderstorms with squally wind up to 20 m / s.

In early August, the region was already preparing for typhoon HAGUPIT. Later, residents were warned of possible heavy rains on August 11 due to the tropical cyclone JANGMI entering the Sea of ​​Japan. In the Olginsky district of the Primorsky Territory, a high alert regime was introduced.

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