"The situation is such that the water level in the river is growing, and now road-Rusnė Silute covered by water more than 40 centimeters," — he said BNS Thursday.
According Ryanchyalyauskasa, Silute region flooded 15 villages, where there are eight estates. It is home to 11 people. While they have not asked for help.
Unexpected flooding in recent days in 2012 arose in the lower reaches of the Neman due to warming and the formation of ice dams.
The water level rises in the Neman and because of the situation in the Curonian Lagoon, from which rising ice walked toward the mouth of the river, and there are huge traffic jams formed. Heaps of ice reached nearly three meters high — level disaster. Flooded area in Pagegyayskom and Silute areas is about 30 hectares, a state of emergency. Cut off from the outside world 165 villagers.
On the stretch of road a district Šilutė-Rusne length 465 m today the water level reached 80 cm from the flood waters of people transported by special transport. This road for residents Rusne go to work in the district center. Authorities for years promise to build at the site flyover, but have still not begun construction.
Town Rusne Silute region Klaipeda region located in the delta of the Neman. The river is divided into two large sleeves, one of which, Atmata River, the border with Russia. Flood protection in a system Rusne polders, water-lifting stations and dams, bank branches Neman reinforced concrete slabs, but that does not stop the water to flood vast areas annually.