Strong showers and thunderstorms began in St. Petersburg in the middle of the day, July 28. The city declared a “yellow” level of risk.

According to “pink news” it is expected that the storm will last for several hours. The rain front came to the city from the Novgorod region. Weather forecasters call this phenomenon “convection storm”.

In connection with the pending loss of a large amount of precipitation, crews of “Water” left on duty in the city in order to quickly eliminate the flooding.

“To prevent the threat of disruption of stormwater in the city will work 53 specialized teams of the company. While working teams will be extended in the event of local flooding,” — said in the Smolny.

Informed “Of The” reported that the Ministry of emergency situations of the Krasnodar region issued an emergency warning about the tornadoes on the black sea coast.