Severe floods struck Azerbaijan in early May 2010, according to Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. Hardest hit was a marshy region southwest of the capital city of Baki (Baku) where the Araz and Kür (Kura) Rivers meet. By mid-May, residents were evacuating villages in this area as authorities reported that a dam upstream on the Kür River was at capacity.
21 Sep 2009 - Heavy rainfall causes flooding in central parts of Azerbaijan, including some 70 per cent of Hajigabul district. The floods affect more than 5,000 people and damage/destroy over 2,300 houses.
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