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Heavy rain in Zakarpattia region, streets flooded, - photos

About 50 houses are flooded, seven residents were evacuated
13:27, 18 August 2018

A heavy rain occurred in Rakhiv city in Zakarpattia region on Friday evening on August 17, according to Zaxid.net.

Seven local residents had to be evacuated from flooded houses. The people were temporarily placed in the regional hospital where they spent the night, after the recession of the water, they were back home. 

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As a result of the inclement weather conditions about 50 houses were flooded, and a couple of dozens of cars occurred in the water. 

According to the messages on the socials, the downpour started around 8 p.m. and lasted less than one hour. As a result, artificial dams formed and flooded the central district of the city, which is in the lowland. 

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No information on injured people and collapses reported. 

Reportedly, yesterday, there was a short lasting but heavy rain in Lviv at 5 p.m. The city got flooded in half an hour. The rescue teams evacuated 130 people from flooded busses and cars. 

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