100 killed in southern Russia floods
July 8 , 2012
Flash floods caused by torrential rain have left more than 100 people dead in the southern Russian region of Krasnodar.
The floods struck without warning during the night.
At least 92 people were killed around the worst hit town of Krymsk.
The flooding has also halted crude oil shipments from the Black Sea port town of Novorossiysk.
According to local officials, a total of 13,000 people have been affected by the floods.