In the area of metro station “Strogino” began a tropical downpour that accompanied the storm and a squally wind, the correspondent of RIAMA.

From-for a strong wind bent trees. On roads formed of flooding, which hampered traffic.

People are hiding from the storm under the eaves of public transport and canopies of the shops. In addition, the rain worsened the visibility.

Earlier, the Metropolitan utilities transferred to high alert because of heavy rains. From 14 to 16 July in the Moscow region may fall monthly rainfall. During this period, predicted thunderstorms and gusts up to 21 meters per second.

Residents urged not to go outside unless absolutely necessary.