In Moscow declared a yellow level of risk because of strong winds and thunderstorms
MOSCOW, 16 Jul — RIA Novosti. The hydrometcentre of Russia announced on Sunday a yellow level weather risk in Moscow from-for a strong wind, rain and thunderstorms.
“The degree of intensity of dangerous phenomena: yellow the weather is potentially dangerous,” — said on the website of the hydrometeorological center.
Weather anomalies in the Central part of Russia began in the spring. At the end of may in Moscow and the Moscow region, a strong hurricane struck. The wind knocked down several thousands of trees and damaged the roofs of hundreds of houses. The death toll was 16 people and injured about 200. Was detained flights, trains, trains and metro trains.
After a month on the capital region was hit by a squally wind with gusts up to 15-20 meters with heavy rain, which forecasters compared with the “old Testament flood.” For days in Moscow has dropped 90% of the monthly norm of precipitation.
Two people were killed, nearly 300 settlements remained without electricity. Was damaged more than 100 cars, delayed trains, metro and ICC. Airports canceled and detained several dozen flights.
The first month of summer broke the record for daily average temperature. 15 June 2017 was the coldest over the past 138 years: actual weather in the capital was 9.5 degrees Celsius.
In early July, the center Fobos said that the people of Central Russia it is not necessary to wait for summer weather, since the region’s looming “intense and prolonged” rainfall. Later, however, in Hydrometeorological center said that in the second half of July, residents of the capital region are still waiting for good weather.