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Yellowstone’s chief says park floods “1,000-year event” and authorities assess total damage

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Yellowstone’s chief says park floods “1,000-year event” and authorities assess total damage

Yellowstone’s chief says park floods “1,000-year event” and authorities assess total damage

Washington (Sputnik)-Authorities are assessing damage to the infrastructure in Yellowstone National Park.

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According to Sholy, the flood may have been a “millennial event.” The previous record of cubic feet per second on the Yellowstone River, 31,000 cfs, was shattered by a rating of 51,000 cfs on Sunday night. Various sources of funding for restoration projects as needed, said Shory. According to the US National Park Authority, Yellowstone, the oldest national park in the world, has completely eliminated visitors as of Tuesday morning, Shory said. However, 12 people are still out in the park’s backcountry and are in contact with officials, Shory added. Bilberg, Montana Park County Commissioner, also said at a press conference that local businesses in Yellowstone and gateway communities such as Gardiner and Cooke City, which were particularly affected by the floods, could suffer as a result of summer tourist cancellations. Said there is. According to Berg, law enforcement agencies and other public services are unable to reach certain affected areas where floods have damaged roads. Floods, rockslides, landslides, and other dangerous situations have made many parts of the road impassable. Montana Governor Greg Gianforte declared a state-wide disaster on Tuesday after floods that affected communities other than Yellowstone in Montana and Wyoming.

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Washington (Sputnik)-Yellowstone National Park infrastructure damage could have been a severe flood once in 1000, officials said. Said at a press conference.

According to Sholy, the flood may have been a “millennial event.” Sholly said Tuesday that the previous record of cubic feet per second on the Yellowstone River, 31,000 cfs, was shattered by a rating of 51,000 cfs on Sunday night.

“I don’t know until I can evaluate it. [the damage].. We will do everything we can to ensure a safe resumption … We are working on a variety of alternatives, involving many partners and stakeholders about what they will look like. Of the park infrastructure and the flood of summer tourism.

Authorities have formed inter-ministerial teams from across the United States to assist in assessing damage and will seek out various sources of funding for rehabilitation projects as needed, Shory said.

Yellowstone, the oldest national park in the world, according to the US National Park Authority, has completely eliminated visitors as of Tuesday morning, Shory said. However, 12 people are still out in the park’s backcountry and are in contact with officials, Sholly added.

Yellowstone was shut down during the government shutdown and the COVID-19 pandemic, but never because of the flood, Shory said.

Montana, USA declares disaster in the flood of Yellowstone Park

Local businesses in Yellowstone and gateway communities, especially those affected by the floods, such as Gardiner and Cooke City, are likely to suffer as a result of summer tourist cancellations, Montana Park County Commissioner Bilberg said. Said at the press conference.

According to Berg, law enforcement agencies and other public services are unable to reach certain affected areas where floods have damaged roads. Floods, rockslides, landslides, and other dangerous conditions have made many sections of the road impassable.

Montana Governor Greg Gianforte declared a state-wide disaster on Tuesday after floods that affected communities other than Yellowstone in Montana and Wyoming.

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