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In the northern capital of the flood season began: the water had already risen to five feet

February 3 2008

Today in St. Petersburg was recorded first (since 2008) and 306-e (since the founding of the city) flood. Neva waters rose more than 1.5 meters.

In particular, according to the General Directorate Ministry of Emergency Situations of Russia in St. Petersburg, at 12:30 am Sunday the water in the Neva River rose to 164 centimeters above the level of Kronstadt sounding rod. Now the rise of water continues.

According to the forecast meteorologist city, the maximum level of 180 centimeters above the ordinary. However, the flood of such power does not make any significant disruptions in the life of St. Petersburg - flooded are just some of the embankments and roads, ITAR-TASS.

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