Flood threat remains high in Barnaul in the Altai Territory, Russia, ITAR-TASS reported.
Sixteen settlements have been flooded, reports ITAR-TASS. The floods have destroyed 27 bridges and damaged 19 electro-transmission line supports.
Authorities estimate damage at $40 million. Russia was hit by seven major floods during the past 20 years, with damage amounting to $2.2 billion.