Floods cause 6.8-million lari damage to eastern Georgia
Georgia, Tbilisi, Aug. 25 / Trend N.Kirtzkhalia /
The damage caused by the floods in the Kakheti region in eastern Georgia is estimated at 6.8 million lari (1.64 lari is $1), the Kakheti Information Center reported. The flood mainly affected the Lagodekhi area (5-million lari damage).
The damage caused to the Sagarejo area is estimated at $ 1.3 million lari and Gurjaani area - 0.5 million lari.
The natural disaster in Lagodekhi destroyed buildings, washed out roads, damaged the gas pipeline, power lines and water supply system.
Sagarejo also faced a hard situation. Farms and infrastructure were heavily damaged here. The roads and bridges were destroyed and head structure for supplying drinking water were damaged in Gurjaani.