Turn to the relics of St. Nicholas succumbed to bad weather

Rain and squally wind in the capital has not affected the length of the queue to the relics of Nicholas the Wonderworker. On Monday, may 29, reports the Agency “Moscow” with reference to the joint press center of the Russian Orthodox Church and the city government.

According to the press centre at 17:00 GMT the end of the queue was in the area of 12-14 houses on Frunze embankment. At 14:30 GMT, before the weather turned very bad, there were a similar location.

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The relics of St. Nicholas were transported to Bari (Italy) on 21 may. They will stay in the Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the Savior until July 12, then will travel to St. Petersburg, and July 28, will return to Bari.

29 may in Moscow was a heavy downpour, which was accompanied by squally gusts of wind. The wind broke some trees and brought down billboards in several areas of the city. The victims of the disaster, according to the latest data, were 11 people. It was also reported 70 casualties.