Flooding in Tbilisi

Heavy rainfall causes problems in Tbilisi

Tbilisi's Akhmeteli subway access was flooded heavily while the emergency service has received calls about flooding in the basements of residential buildings in Gldani, Mukhiani and Digomi districts as well in Georgia. On several …

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Georgia commemorates victims of Tbilisi flood

Mourning events dedicated to the memory of the victims of the large-scale flood in Tbilisi on June 13-14, 2015 are being held in Georgia. 21 people have died in the flood, while two are still missing. The Tbilisi city zoo was destroyed, the majority of its animals died as a result of the flood. 50 predators were shot in the streets. The Georgian government has honored the memory of the victims of the flood at its meeting. The Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili mentioned the effort and sacrifice of Zurab Muzashvili, the rescue officer who lost his life after saving eight people in the flood.

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Tbilisi Zoo reopens after flood in June

The city zoo was reopened in Tbilisi today, after suffering damage during the flood that hit the capital of Georgia in June. According to its director, Zurab Gurielidze, 277 zoo animals were killed three months …

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Tbilisi Zoo to be opened on September 13

Tbilisi Zoo, which was hit by flooding in June, will be open to visitors on September 13. According to a source, all the work is already finished, and part of the zoo is ready for work. …

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Flood victims in Tbilisi to get $40 thousand from Placebo

The website Indiegogo, which raises funds for charity, said it has received $39,974 from Placebo to help Tbilisi recover from the recent flooding. The musicians decided to donate money for a performance at Tbilisi Open Air. Earlier ...

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Disaster victims in Tbilisi to receive compensation

Tbilisi Municipality Assembly unanimously approved the procedure for the compensation of damage caused by devastating floods in Tbilisi at an extraordinary meeting, the capital city administration is ready to allocate compensation to the families of

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Garibashvili thanks countries for help

Georgia's Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili has thanked all the countries which helped for their solidarity with Georgia as the country recovers from a devastating flash flood. "I was informed that a Saudi Prince is

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Tbilisi Zoo disinfected

The National Food Agency of the Ministry of Agriculture of Georgia has reported that a disinfection has been carried out on the territory of Tbilisi Zoo, where two weeks after the devastating flood cleaning works have been completed. …

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Tbilisi Zoo penguin reaches Azerbaijan

An African penguin, which had escaped from the Tbilisi Zoo during the flood, was found on the Georgia-Azerbaijan border. “They called us fifteen minutes ago, and informed that a penguin was swimming near the Red Bridge. It’s …

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Death toll of Tbilisi flood mounts to 15

According to the latest information, 15 people have died in the largest flood of Tbilisi in the last 55 years. As of the second half of June 15, bodies of two more men were found, TASS reports. …

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