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Thousands of geëvacueerden after threat to break dam California home

Thousands of geëvacueerden after threat to break dam California home

Thousands of people who earlier this week were evacuated because of the threat of the break of the Oroville Dam in northern California have returned home. The dam became damaged by heavy rainfall. Meteorologists are predicting later this week rainfall.

The website, The Sacramento Bee reported Wednesday that the life in the city directly under the reservoir slowly its normal regains. Supermarkets have the doors open and the transport is underway

The depression reached the area to expectations in Thursday in the early hours and for up to 48 hours for a significant amount of rain in the mountains for snow. On the basis of the weather reports estimates of the management of the dam that there are between 1,100 and 1,700 cubic metres of water per second into Lake Oroville can flow.

Currently, the main spillway of 2,800 cubic meters per second discharged. That remains so. The water level in the lake is now up almost 6.5 meters below the critical level dropped. The repair work on the drainage channels to go through.

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Massive evacuation for the impending breakage of the dam in California

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