Hurricane in Moscow became the most deadly in recent decades
The number of victims was higher than in 1998, when the capital killed nine people.
Moscow. May 29. INTERFAX.RU — At last, has not officially confirmed reports, 11 people died in Moscow on Monday from a hurricane. “As of 17:30, it was reported about 11 cases of death of citizens in Moscow”, — reported “Interfax” an informed source.
This exceeded the previous similar disaster in Moscow in June 1998, when hurricane winds killed nine and injured 165 people.
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According to the final data of the city authorities, 19 years ago, squally wind had fallen more than 110 thousand trees, broken lighting 193 streets, disabled lighting in 905 houses damaged 147 km of electric networks and about 950 lighting standards. Various defects and destruction got about 2.5 thousand houses, in 1700 buildings damaged the roof.
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The greatest damage was done to the Yasenevo, Profsouzy street, Leninsky Prospekt, Vorobyevy Gory, Neskuchny garden, Gorky Park, Bolshaya Pirogovskaya street and the street Usacheva. In the Central part of the city most severely the consequences of uranium appeared on Kutuzovsky Prospekt, the Kremlin embankment, Alexander garden and the Swamp area. The total damage from the disaster that hit the Russian capital in the night of 21 June, amounted to about 1 billion rubles.
A tornado in 1904 in Moscow
One of the most devastating hurricanes struck Moscow in the summer of 1904. It was accompanied by a tornado that almost completely destroyed Lublin, Karacharovo, Innenhofs trees, destroyed buildings in the Lefortovo, Basmannaya part, Sokolniki. According to some, as a result of the disaster died more than a hundred people, injured more than eight hundred.