Poti flooded, locals say town ‘looks like Venice’ now

Heavy rain caused flooding in Poti earlier today. Photo: Poti is My Town press office.

Agenda.ge, 10 Jul 2020 - 15:53, Tbilisi,Georgia

Central streets and yards have been flooded in Georgia’s western, coastal city of Poti earlier today. 

Locals have posted photos on social media saying ‘Poti looks like Venice’ now. 

Local authorities say that the city’s drainage system was unable to cope with the flood as the ‘rain was too heavy.’ 

Specials are now assessing the damage inflicted by the flood.