Flooding in North Dakota (30 photos)

It seems that this weekend the Red River (Red River), which flows in the US state of North Dakota, will set a new record in terms of water. Yes, a few days ago the forecasters predicted a flood. The cause of the flood was the formation of ice jams on rivers. To date, broken record 112 years ago - the water level in the Red River near the city of Fargo has exceeded 12, 25 meters (12, 22 meters was the previous record in 1897).

North Dakota declared a disaster area. Volunteers from the population of 100-thousand city Fargo constructing additional dams of sandbags. Experts predict that the situation will deteriorate. This weekend there will come more than 800 National Guard soldiers and 150 Red Cross workers.


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