Heavy rains in the city of Kars in Western Armenia caused the flooding of the Kars River. Floodwaters reached populated areas, flooding many agricultural lands. About 63 houses and 23 barns remained underwater. The authorities evacuated many citizens. The river reached the Kars-Karin highway. Citizens were urged to be careful and ready in case of a possible emergency. The Department of Emergency Situations in Kars has also been put on the highest level of readiness.