A state of emergency was declared in the Kalinovka region of Khabarovsk Krai in Russia’s Far East on July 7, local time, as a large amount of floating ice from the Amur River came ashore, Tass news agency reported.
According to reports, due to the melting of the upstream river ice, resulting in the region’s Amur River floating ice increased sharply and blocked, a large number of floating ice flow ashore, resulting in the river in many settlements power transmission lines damaged and power outages, and many other houses were severely damaged.
At present, the local emergency department is on the local transmission lines to repair, and properly accommodate the affected people. According to the relevant departments, so far there are no casualties.
Experts predict that water levels in the area will rise by 1.5 to 2 meters over the next two days, flooding some roads and houses.