Ukrainian emergencies service: possible mudslides danger in Carpathian Mountains following heavy precipitation

27.07.2016 18:00 1613

Heavy rains can result in forming mudslides in the Carpathian Mountains, the State Emergency Service of Ukraine has reported.

"Possible formation of significant local drainage and mudslides can pose a threat as a result of predicted heavy rainfall in the afternoon on July 27 and July 28 in the Carpathian Mountains," the report has said.

Mudslides are short-termed mountain streams, consisting of a mixture of water and large quantities of solid material.


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