Ministry of Environment and Natural resources says level of Kur and Araz rivers rose in 24 hours

Ministry of Environment and Natural resources says level of Kur and Araz rivers rose in 24 hours
# 17 May 2010 10:33 (UTC +04:00)
The water level in Kur River passing through Zardab regions rose 10 cm, in Surra – 11 cm, in Shirvan – 15 cm, in Salyan – 15 cm, in Banka – 6 cm and Araz River burst 8 cm, chief hydrologist of the Hydro-Meteorological Forecast Bureau of the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources Asif Verdiyev told APA. He said rainfall on May 15-16 caused a rise of water in the rivers.

The level of Araz reservoir remained unchangeable – 777.77 m, but in Mingachevir reservoir it rose 5 cm and reached 82.68 m.

He maximum level in the reservoir should be 83 m.
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