2017 summer weather seasons

Two men rescued by helicopter from flooded river in Samegrelo

By | July 6th, 2017|Categories: In brief|Tags: , , |

TBILISI, DFWatch–Two men were rescued by a police helicopter in Western Georgia on Wednesday. The two got stuck in the middle of a flooded river near the village Khabume in Samegrelo. Local rescue workers were unable to bring the two men out of the river Khobistskali, […]

Tbilisi on edge as strong rain brings fear of ‘another 2015’

By | June 11th, 2017|Categories: Environment|Tags: , |

TBILISI, DFWatch–Strong rain with hail hit Tbilisi and some other parts of Georgia on Saturday, causing damage to cars, infrastructure and crops. As some Tbilisians feared a repeat of the tragic flooding in 2015, the police blocked Vake-Saburtalo Road in Tbilisi following advice […]

Five villages cut off from the world after river thrashes road in Georgia

By | May 12th, 2017|Categories: In brief|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

TBILISI, DFWatch–A rain-swelled river on Thursday cut off the only road to five villages in the northern part of Georgia, leaving the inhabitants isolated from the rest of the world. The river Vedura swelled after several days of hard rain in the Upper Svaneti region. […]