Kakhovka HPP explosion: water rises another meter in the next day

Kakhovka HPP explosion: water rises another meter in the next day

If the Kakhovka hydroelectric power plant dam continues to collapse for another 20 hours, the water level will rise by another meter.

Oleksandr Tolokonnikov, a spokesman of the Kherson Regional Military Administration, said this on the air of the United News telethon, Ukrinform reports.

"As the dam continues to collapse, we expect the level to rise another meter in the next 20 hours," he said.

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According to Tolokonnikov, the water has already reached the Odesa community, where houses are flooded.

In addition, despite the flooding, the Russian military continued to shell the Kherson region at night. So far, there has been no information about the victims of the shelling, the spokesman noted.

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