In the Internet appeared the video stream from the scene of the destruction of a dam in California

The Internet has launched a live video from the scene of the destruction of the largest US dam near the town of Oroville, California. Broadcast is on YouTube.

What threatens Californians dam failure?

According to FOX40, California Governor Jerry brown imposed a state of emergency in three counties: Sutter, Butte and Yuba. He noted that, according to the staff of emergency services, “circumstances are constantly changing and complicated”.

Earlier today it became known about the evacuation of almost 200 thousand people.

The water began to overflow through the emergency, and subsequently through the main spillway of the dam on 11 February due to heavy rains. They then recorded the destruction of the spillway due to erosion. The water level in lake Oroville has risen significantly. Experts fear that the spillway could collapse and cause an uncontrolled spill of water.


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