Heavy Rains Kill Man in Azerbaijani Northeast Region
Azerbaijan, Khachmaz, 9 July/ Trend / A.Gafarov / Heavy rains destroyed a bridge in the Azerbaijani northeastern Siyazan District.
Cars of Chevrolet and NIVA fell into the river as a result of the collapse of the bridge, which was constructed last year over Gilgilchay river, in the Siyazan-Galalti highway, 103km north-east from Baku, in the early hours of 9 July.
Three passengers in the cars were injured and 50-year old Divani Mahsimaliyev, another passenger a resident of Mingachevir District, died in this incident.
Weather conditions deteriorated in Azerbaijan over the past two days.
Weather temperature fell by 4 or 5 degree at foothills and highlands. The National Department of Hydro-metrology forecasts the unstable weather to continue by 10 July.
Level of many mountainous rivers raised as a result of heavy rains in the Azerbaijani northeastern regions. The water level in some rivers Khachmaz District increased to dangerous level. With this respect, residents of Hajigurbanli village, nearby the Gudyalchay river, and Jigatay village, nearby the Agchay river, were evacuated.
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