It rained in Moscow and the Moscow region, flooded the BKL station and several shopping centers


In some areas of Moscow passed heavy rain, metropolitan deptrans due to bad weather warned about possible delays in ground transport. Forecasters predict hailstorms in Moscow and the region until August 21, in the capital may fall out more than 20% of the monthly rainfall.

Due to flooding of the roadway blocked traffic in both directions along Dmitrovsky sh. near the intersection with St. Rustaveli. Restrictions were completely lifted around 4:35 p.m.

Photos and videos have surfaced on social media flooded vestibule of the station of the Big Circle Line Maryina Roshcha and Clock st. in the Airport area. Interfax With reference to the press service of the metro, he said that the station is operating normally, the water has gone into the drainage system of the lobby.

In the north of Moscow flooded shopping center “Park 11”. Water began to flood the first floor of the shopping center “Chocolate” in Reutov near Moscow (east of Moscow), reports “Caution, news.” Shower collapsed also to Khimki and Strogino in the west of Moscow.

Base reports that the downpour broke through the roof of the VK Stadium concert hall in Moscow. The lights went out there, the water flooded the stage and the dance floor. More than 1,000 people were evacuated from the building.

According to Roshydromet, from 15:00 to the end of the day in Moscow expected heavy downpour and rain, thunderstorm, hail in places, as well as increased wind with gusts of 12–17 m/s. Hail, thunderstorm and downpour with wind gusts up to 17 m/s are also expected in the Moscow Region, informed Hydrometeorological Center.

Now on the streets of the capital are on duty 300 brigades and about 290 units of equipment of the State Unitary Enterprise Mosvodostok. Can be changed some ground transportation routes.

Maria Fedotova

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