In Kabardino-Balkar Republic due to the heavy rains blocked the road in the Elbrus region

© Photo : Ministry of emergency situations of Russia in Kabardino-Balkarian Republicadeportiva road section Cool-Baksan-Azau in the Elbrus region. Archive photoIn Kabardino-Balkar Republic due to the heavy rains blocked the road in the Elbrus region© Photo : Ministry of emergency situations of Russia in Kabardino-Balkaria

Heavy rains in Kabardino-Balkaria has led to the removal of mud weight on the road in the Elbrus region, the police had to block the road, according to the regional EMERCOM.

«At 0500 GMT on Friday, it was reported that as a result of intensive precipitation occurred the removal of mud weight for the section of highway Cool-Baksan-Azau (97 km) in the area of Narzan valley. Currently, the road is blocked by forces of traffic police of the Elbrus district», — stated in the message.

MOE asks drivers to refrain from trips in this direction.

This is the second recent case of overlapping routes in the Elbrus region. Earlier it was reported that on the morning of 5 July due to heavy rains increased the water level in the river Baksan. Has been flooded 12 plots the Federal highway Cool-Baksan-Azau, destroyed four bridges. The traffic on the highway was blocked.

From the outside world was cut off three settlements: Terskol, Bagaeva and Tegenekli. In the Elbrus region introduced a state of emergency. Later, because of the threat of river flooding the state of emergency introduced throughout Kabardino-Balkaria. Same-day traffic on the highway was restored in reverse mode and then in both directions. On Thursday, the road workers completed the primary remediation measures on roads and four bridges.

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