At least 30 people, including 6 children, perished after heavy rain flooded western Ukraine, namely Lviv, Zakarpattya, Ternopil and Chernivtsi oblasts.
The flood hit
360 vehicular bridges
561 pedestrian bridges
680.61 km (423 miles) of roads
33,882 ha (83,724 acres) of agricultural land
President Yushchenko: The disaster we’ve encountered is the number one issue in Ukraine today.
Premier Tymoshenko: We will fully compensate you for all the loss. We are now convening, here, in Ivano-Frankivsk oblast, a meeting of the government. We are putting together all the money that is now held in the emergency fund and is held in other accounts that are on hand.
Novy Kanal has three video reports:
Tabloid has pictures of helicopter mom Tymoshenko flying over the flooded areas.
The death toll has risen to 30. More video reports from Novy Kanal:
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