Situation is dangerous in settlements of Azerbaijan’s Saatli region along Araz River

Situation is dangerous in settlements of Azerbaijan’s Saatli region along Araz River
# 11 May 2010 13:25 (UTC +04:00)
Saatli region executive office told APA’s Mil-Mughan bureau that though the water level in the river reduced by 3-10cm, the water level rose in Saru Su lake in the territory of Imishli, Saatli and Sabirabad regions. There is a threat to Mezreli, Naharli, Kamalli, Hajigasimli, Musali, Narimankand and Deliler villages of Saatli region.

The executive office said 255 families – 1042 people had been evacuated from Sabirabad to 19 villages of Saatli. But the situation is not so good in Saatli, either. 10825ha sown and pasture area of the region has been flooded. The yards of 3345 houses have been filled with groundwater. 78 houses are in danger of collapse. 6 houses have been collapsed. The residents of 35 houses have been evacuated. 6 public facilities have been flooded. 5 bridges are in danger of collapse.
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