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In Leningrad region in 2 times above norm

According to Sankt - the Petersburg centre on hydrometeorology and environment monitoring in Leningrad region the height of snowdrifts reaches snowdrifts of 80 centimetres. It twice above norm. The forecast of weather forecasters for spring of 2011 adverse, especially for energetikov. In second half of March and in the beginning of April the rain and a sleet More than others from flooding is expected 40 settlements in the Luga, Lodejnopolsky, Tikhvin, Slantsevsky, Lomonosovsky, Kingiseppsky, Volkhov and Tosnensky areas of Leningrad region can suffer.

not to lead up a situation to critical, in « Lenenergo » the Central freshet commission is created. Its primary goals – working out of schemes of operative switching of consumers in an emergency situation. On special control – the substations located in inundated and deluged places.

- Potential threat for power objects – possible jams of ice on the rivers Svir, the Pasha, Ojat, Luga and Tosno in Leningrad region can even change their channels. Time fasts of supervision at threat of education of jams of ice, &ndash are now organised; the director for operation and repair « speaks; Lenenergo » Andrey Mamontov. – the company personnel has passed protivoavarijnye trainings and is completely ready to a spring high water. Brigades check drainage and sewer systems, cable cellars ».