In the Vologda region are confident that flooding will take place with minimal losses

In the Vologda region are confident that flooding will take place with minimal losses© Photo: press service of the far Eastern regional center of EMERCOM of Russia

The flood period in 2017 will be quiet with minimal losses; abnormal situation with the flooding of 2016 will not be repeated, told RIA Novosti in the framework of the Russian investment forum in Sochi the Governor of the Vologda region Oleg Kuvshinnikov.

According to him, last year the situation in Veliky Ustyug was abnormal. The autumn ice drift, which took place in November-December of 2015, have created deep fissures and congestion, which in winter is frozen and when the spring floods come on, all this ice mass remained in the shallows. This natural disaster triggered a catastrophic flood, when large number of buildings and houses went under water.

«This year we do not expect, the situation is calm, although we were prepared. Go ledoreznoy work, blackening of the ice. We predict that this year’s flood period, we will survive with minimum losses,» said Kuvshinnikov.

He explained that the government agreed with the Ministry of defence, Military space forces to use aircraft to bomb the ice jams as they occur. Had procured a sufficient quantity of explosives, and already autumn was a willingness to compromise, if you will, the autumn ice drift in autumn and winter, but this is not required.

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