After the accident at the largest US dam dropped the water level in lake Oroville. Reported by the Associated Press.
According to the Agency, by reducing water level the danger of destruction of the dam is greatly reduced. Despite this, the evacuation of local residents is still in effect.
Monday morning from eight settlements were evacuated more than 200 thousand people.
Orobinsky dam is the highest in the United States. Due to heavy and prolonged rain, the dam was seriously damaged, which resulted in its partial destruction.
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