Thursday, August 1, 2013

Strong hail and rains inflict damage

01.08.2013 (Hvino News) Hail has inflicted damage onto three villages of the Kakheti Region - Arashenda, Melaani and Naniani. Maize fields, water melon gardens, orchards and fruit gardens were also destroyed. The farmers apply to the government to assist them with agricultural chemicals otherwise, they say the will have no vintage this year. Local governor has already viewed the disaster affected villages.

Losses caused by natural disasters are being counted in Senaki district in western Georgia. Part of Senakihas been evacuated because of flooding. By now water has been already pumped out of the flooded houses. Residents who were evacuated yesterday are being returned to their houses.

The rising levels came after two days of rain in the Samegrelo region.  In some places, the water level is higher than 50-60 centimeters. The flood has also killed livestock. No casualties have been reported.

Davit Narmania, Minister of Regional Development and Infrastructure and Kakha Kladze, Minister of Energy arrived in Samegrelo earlier this afternoon.

© Hvino News

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