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Heavy rain wallops in Kyiv, weekly precipitation observed within 30 minutes

Source : 112 Ukraine

Two underground stations got flooded
15:42, 19 July 2021

Rains in Kyiv, July 2021
Kyiv City State Administration

The Ukrainian capital faced a severe thunderstorm with heavy rain; 18 milimeters of precipitations fell on Kyiv just withing 30 minutes, which makes almost weekly amount. The press office of Kyiv city state administration reported that on Monday.

50 mobile crews of Kyiv roadway service were involved in the works to cope with consequences of the wallop. They also used water monitors, elevator pumps and power-driven pumps.

Two underground stations, Akademmistechko and Beresteiska got flooded. The State Emergency Service reported that its units are working next to three more underground stations to remove all possible inconveniences caused by the weather. Public transport does not work on schedule, and traffic jams are observed in dozens of locations all over the city.

Related: Ice rains in Ukraine cause major ice-slick, obstruct traffic

Earlier, a powerful windstorm and a heavy rain occurred in Lviv on June 25. The bad weather caused some damage in the western Ukrainian city, downing the trees and wrecking the rooftops in various districts, Zaxid.net reported.

According to LvivElectroTrans company, the thunderstorm caused issues with the electricity supply. Public electric transport is currently not working in the city

Related: Snowfalls, icy rains, ice-slick: Situation on Ukrainian roads

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