Moldova Flooding 2019: Yellow Flood could spread throughout the country
In connection with the Meteorological Center’s information on the strong, isolated, very strong precipitation throughout the country. Hydrological Center warns – a local increase of water level in small rivers by 0.5-1.0 m; – Intensive leakage formation on slopes at risk of local sub-floods. The Local Public Administration, the economic agents, under the responsibility of which is accumulation lakes, are warned to draw attention to the state of the dams, the bridges of the water evacuation ways.
Risks: Rapid increase in the level of overflowing water and subsoiling of related land; it is possible to isolate the water in the river meadow and flood the households in the low areas; flooding of roads in depression areas; it is possible to produce the slime and the penetration of cereal crops, hoes, and vegetables; it is possible to wash the fertile soil layer; it is possible to form slopes. It is recommended to: follow the instructions of the authorities; observance of urban plans and local urban planning regulations; the implementation of structural protection measures (dams, dykes, bank consolidation, etc.);implementing non-structural measures (control and regulation of the use of whales and watercourses); to achieve permanent or non-permanent accumulations in areas with high torent rainfall and upstream of floodplains; ensuring the safe operation of hydrotechnical infrastructures; avoiding movement through easily flooded areas.
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