Flooded airport


At the Russian airport flooded runway

At the Russian airport flooded runway

The main department of the EMERCOM of Russia in the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) reports the closure of the Yakut airport Zyryanka. The reason - because of the spring flood, the runway was partially flooded. Passenger traffic carry helicopters connecting flights.

For twelve hours, the water level in the Kolyma River rose to 139 centimeters. On May 14, at 08: 00 local time (12: 00 - Moscow), the increase in the river level from zero was 599 centimeters. Residential buildings are not flooded. Rising water levels in Kolyma occurred due to ice drift.

According to the Ministry of Emergency Situations, in 2019, the flood on the rivers of Yakutia is calm. The water level in the rivers is expected to increase: Lena, Aldan, Amga Kolyma. On all the rivers, duty teams of the Ministry of Emergency Situations are organized.

Sometimes not only the elements but also individual representatives of the animal world interfere with the work of airports. So, in April, for some reason, the fox fell asleep on the runway at the Pulkovo St. Petersburg airport. Because of this, the pilots of the pilots of the Airbus A320 aircraft, who noticed the animal, were forced to go into the second round and only after that land the airliner.