More than fifty houses flooded in east of Georgia
Georgia, Tbilisi, Aug.9 / Trend, N.Kirtskhalia /
Water flooded first floors of residential buildings due to heavy rains in Akhmeta city (Kakheti region, Eastern Georgia) and Matani village.
As local authorities report, poultry died as a result of flooding, lands adjoining the farms are flooded. Strong wind damaged roof of several houses.
The river that burst its banks damaged roads and electrical substation which lead to power cut in Matani and Akhmeta.
According to preliminary calculations, 40 houses are fully flooded in Akhmeta, while 15 in Matani.
Special commission is determining volume of damaged caused by natural disaster, although heavy rains still continue.