Flood in Kiev was caused by the overflow of the banks of the river Lybid, which collects wastewater from several districts of Kyiv, transfer to the “Facts”
“The river Lybid after intense rain. It takes rain water from the vast territory Solomenskiy, Shevchenko, Pechersk, Holosiiv districts. During heavy rains the volume of water in the river increases by more than 300%. If the mouth of the river overflows, the water flows into drains in the opposite direction”, – stated in the message of the municipal Corporation “kievavtodor.”
In “Kievavtodor” also reported that the river overflowed due to heavy rainfall, significantly higher than the norm. This led to local flooding in many areas of the capital.
“They are quickly eliminated. Gidrologiya uses pumps, pumping stations. The day before had cleared the drains and water jets. Complete work on Pestelya street. There the problem has arisen due to a significant increase in the level of the river Lybid, which gets the water from the storm drains. Also finish work on Brovarsky Prospekt, near the metro station “Chernihiv”,” – said in the municipal enterprise.
Earlier “Judicial and legal newspaper” reported that on may 30 due to heavy and prolonged rain podtopilo several streets in the Obolon district of the capital.