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Russia - Floods (Hydrometcentre of Russia, media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 3 July 2019)

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  • Following heavy rain and floods in Irkutsk Oblast (south-east Siberian Federal District) on 28 June, 18 people have died, 13 are still missing and 190 have been injured. At least 33,000 have been displaced and 40 villages are still under water. Roads remain blocked, including parts of the P-255 Siberia highway.

  • Search and rescue operations are still underway and 1,200 people are said to be in need of medical asistance.

  • For the next 24 hours, light to moderate rain is forecast over the affected region.