– Restoration work began immediately, commissions were created to assess the damage caused. As a result of the disaster, according to preliminary data, 400 private homes were damaged and the basements of more than 30 apartment buildings were flooded. Cut off road communication in the South, – said the mayor of Vladikavkaz Vyacheslav Mildzikhov.
In addition, there was an emergency power outage in some areas, but power was quickly restored to the houses.
According to the head of North Ossetia, Sergei Menyailo, it is also necessary to determine why such a quantity of water hit specific streets.
– The Ministry of Natural Resources together with the Ministry of Emergency Situations and other specialists – to understand the causes of the flooding of settlements. Probably, it’s not just about bad weather conditions – you need to understand how the currents were formed. It looks like a mudflow, – said Sergei Menyailo.
Earlier it was reported that in Vladikavkaz, after a heavy downpour, a state of emergency was introduced. The muddy water flooded houses and roads, rescuers had to evacuate the inhabitants of some houses.