Twenty houses flooded in southern Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan, Lankaran, Nov. 18 / Trend P.Aliyeva /
Floods ruined 20 homes in the Masalli region in southern Azerbaijan (220 kilometers outside Baku), Regional Emergency Situations Committee Chairman Nadir Abiyev told Trend .
Heavy rains began Nov. 17 and increased the water level of the Goytapa River in the Jalilabad region and Yazdirag River in the Masalli region. The water flooded 20 homes in the Taklya village in Masalli, Abiyev said.
According to Abiyev, the flood seriously damaged over 100 hectares of wheat fields. Presently the committee is evaluating the damage inflicted on the population.
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