Flood in Yakutia: 5,000 people evacuated
The flood in Russia's republic of Yakutia has left about 20 settlements without electricity. The rescuers have evacuated 5,000 people from the flood area. The emergency situation has been declared in four districts of the republic and in the administrative center of Yakutsk. The experts of the Emergency Ministry are now conduction explosive work down the Lena Rver.