MOSCOW, June 30. /TASS/. Heavy thunderstorms swept through Moscow on Friday leaving at least two people dead and nine injured, causing flight delays and disrupting electricity supplies in the capital and its surrounding areas, the emergency services reported.
Красота #лето2017 #стихия
Two men were struck and killed by lightning in settlements located to the southwest and north of Moscow, as Friday’s hurricane unleashed powerful winds and torrential downpours.
The Energy Ministry said that the storms left at least 4,400 people without electricity in the Moscow Region.
More than 40 flights were delayed at Moscow’s Domodedovo and Sheremetyevo airports.
Вместо тысячи фото дождя в Москве, одно видео как накрыло Арбат ))) #moscow #ураганвмоскве #shaboor
The Emergencies Ministry issued a storm warning earlier on Friday saying that wind gusts could reach up to 24 meters per second.
Очень страшно! #град
Last month, Moscow was pounded by the deadliest hurricane in more than 100 years. The freak storm left 18 people dead and dozens injured, in addition to toppling over 27,000 trees.