In Moscow communal services eliminated the effects of heavy rain and thunderstorms. According to the Vice-mayor Pyotr Biryukov, the cause of flooding in the city was hit leaves into storm drains.

“due to heavy rainfall in a short period of time have experienced a large rainfall, in some areas, especially in the South, up to 70% of the monthly norm,” — quoted him as saying by Interfax.

He added that because of the strong wind in the capital fell a number of trees. As a result, the foliage and branches fell into the storm drain is obstructed the water flow and led to the flooding.

Arriving emergency crews pumped out the water and dismantled the grille with water-intake wells.

Also Biryukov said that the Park “Kolomenskoe” in the result of a lightning strike injured two people, they are in a satisfactory condition.

Previously, the Moscow Center of traffic organization announced that Moscow has eliminated all the major flooding on roads resulting from heavy rain.

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