On top of this over 4000 building destroyed.
“Imagine so many people without a place to live and winter comes very early,” says reader Adoni. “No time to rebuild.”
“Also thousands of houses flooded. The mud could very easily turn to ice before houses can be cleaned. I know it is in Russia-THE ENEMY- but they are people too.”
Russian officials have raised the death toll from the flooding in the southern Siberian region of Irkutsk to 23, reports say. Eight others remaineded missing on July 8.
The flooding affected 107 towns and villages in the region, inundating more than 10,000 homes and displacing about 33,000 people.
According to preliminary estimates, the floods have caused 29 billion rubles ($454 million) in damages.
Thanks to Adoni for this info