KIEV. July 5. UNN. In the Kabardino-Balkar Republic due to the rising river blocked a Federal highway Cool – Azau, leading to the foot of Elbrus. About TASS reported in the regional Department of the Ministry, reports UNN.

“07:00 GMT in the control Center in crisis situations the main Department of EMERCOM of Russia on KBR, it was reported that as a result of the heavy rainfall occurred rise in the level of the Baksan river. The result was flooding sections of the road A-158 Cool — Baksan — Azau 61 km and higher for G. O. Tyrnyauz. Currently, the road is blocked by forces of traffic police of the Elbrus district”, — stated in the message.

According to the Deputy head of the Elbrus highland search and rescue team of EMERCOM of Russia albert Hadjiev, the road is flooded in three places.

Recall, the U.S. state Department on Friday issued another warning about the dangers of travel to the North Caucasus and illegally annexed the Peninsula of Crimea claiming that they may become victims of “terrorism and persecution”.