Friday, 30 June, Moscow and its suburbs were hit by a hurricane, accompanied by rain and hail shower. Two people were killed by lightning: the 33-year-old man in the Dmitrov district of Moscow oblast, and 42-year-old man in the village of Sofino, reports «Interfax».
9 more person have got traumas of various severity. The condition of one of victims is estimated as heavy.
Squally wind gusts that reached 22 m/s, tumbled down more than 100 trees.
Adverse weather conditions have led to minor delays of tens of routes of ground passenger transport – trolleybuses, trams, buses.
On the eve of the center «Phobos» reported that Moscow is coming strong tropical downpour, which for some indicators could break records more than half a century ago. In turn, the Russian hydrometeorological center announced June 30 the orange level weather risk, and weather Bureau of Moscow has warned of the threat of flooding.