Insurers appreciated motorists suffered damage from hurricane

The damage to the capital’s car owners hurricane may 29, estimated at 200 million rubles. About TASS reported to the Executive Director of the Russian Union of motor insurers (RAMI) Evgenie Ufimtsev.

“Total damage to the vehicles was not, as for example in case of floods. But the damage from fallen trees was serious,” he said.

Ufimtsev added that about 30 percent of car owners who submit bids to insurance companies, have policies of insurance and may be eligible for compensation. “Insurers explained the procedure of how to settle these losses. I hope that they will be produced promptly and quickly,” he added.

The victims of the hurricane, which was held in the Moscow region, were 15 people, injured about 200. According to preliminary data, the wind knocked down a 14 thousand trees, damaged buildings and 240 of about two thousand machines. The mayor of Moscow Sergey Sobyanin promised to eliminate the consequences of the hurricane for two days.

Heavy rain with thunderstorms and gusty winds began in Moscow on Monday afternoon, may 29. In different parts of the city have been documented cases of falling trees and billboards, one of the stops of public transport pulled out of the ground.