The number of victims of the hurricane that pounded the capital region has risen to 16 people. Today in Moscow has died the three victims, said the Governor of the Moscow region Andrei Vorobyov. Just from the disaster suffered about 200 people.
Moscow communal services was up all night sawing fallen trees, shoveled shut and removed branches. they came to the aid of thousands of rescuers with special equipment and equipment. The disaster has left behind the jungle in almost every Metropolitan court. Workers move from place to place, trying to quickly clear the toughest blockages.
A powerful hurricane hit the capital in the middle of the day. Strong winds felled with the root of the trees, tore roofs off buildings, overturned garages and lifted into the sky tonnes of construction waste. Under the onslaught of the elements break down concrete pillars and falling cranes. Hundreds of broken trees and crushed cars all over the city.
In Odintsovo the mother and daughter almost became victims of the disaster. Squally Gale-force wind tore down the cross from the Church of the Nativity of our lady the Queen, damaged the roof of the Senate Palace in the Kremlin. Under the weight of collapsed structures killed people: 13 people, including 2 children. At least 150 victims, 108 of whom remained in hospitals. The mayor of Moscow has promised to pay all the victims and families of victims.
The hurricane was the most devastating in 100 years of observations. Meteorologists do not exclude that the hurricane will return to the Central region of the country. It is possible that in the near future. In Moscow, despite the clearing weather, is "orange danger level".
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