Thousands evacuated as floods hit Russia

About 50,000 people forced to leave homes after some of the worst floods to hit Russia's far east in 100 years.

    About 50,000 people have been forced to leave their homes after some of the worst floods to hit Russia's far east in more than 100 years.

    Hastily constructed sandbag barricades have protected some homes and businesses, but authorities say the worst is still to come.

    Al Jazeera's Rory Challands reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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