Flood puts Bayanzurkh District underwater
- By Dulguun Bayarsaikhan -
- Aug 01,2016
The streets of the eastern part of Ulaanbaatar, the Bayanzurkh District, were left underwater due to heavy rainfall on July 29, which continued from 7:55 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Sukhbaatar, Chingeltei, and Bayangol districts in the northern part of the city also reported damage from the heavy rain. Basements were impacted by the flooding and small cars were washed away along a 300 meter stretch of road east of Chinggis Hotel in the 3rd Khoroo of Bayanzurkh District, a 250-meter-long road outside of the Wrestling Palace, a 150-meter-long road east of Sun Bridge, as well as a road near Buyan LLC. Bayanzurkh District: The Bayanzurkh Emergency Department received many flood-related reports from khoroos 1, 2, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 13, 14, 18, 19, 22 and 27 in Bayanzurkh District. A 30-member team of emergency workers were dispatched to remove water from streets and roads with four vehicles and to provide assistance to flood-affected families. Flooded street east of Chinggis Hotel[/caption] Other reports were sent from Monel Street, Dund Dari Ekh, Altan Ulgii, Shar Khad, Duurgiin, Selbe Street, Erdene Tolgoi Street, Military Town, Golden Vill Apartment Town, Zuun Khuree Apartment Town, Building 57, Building 93/A, Building 38/A, Bayanzurkh District Tax Department, Tsetserlegjilt LLC, and Council Street. Bayangol District: The Bayangol District Emergency Department sent five emergency workers with one vehicle to help residents in the 22nd khoroo who were reported to have been hit by flooding. The team removed water from roads and apartments and gave necessary advice to local residents. Sukhbaatar District: Reports of large volumes of water coming into buildings were sent from khoroos 1, 8, 9, 10, 12, 13, and 14 on Sukhbaatar District, Khandgait Street, Khangain Street, east Selbe Street, Chingeltei Street, Rashaant Street, Building 44, Building 27, and Building 32/B. The Sukhbaatar District Emergency Department dispatched 11 emergency workers and two vehicles.