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Water pumps are sent to flooded streets of Kyiv, - MP

The mayor has commissioned to urgently check the other places for the critical situation
20:40, 25 July 2018

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Upon instructions from Vitali Klitschko, Kyiv City State Administration Emergency Control dispatched water pumps to Dorohozhychi area and Dehtiarivska Street due to the flood of the streets after the rain.

Dmitriy Belotserkovets, MP and Klitschko’s colleague claimed this to 112 Ukraine.

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According to him, the water pumps have been established in Dorohizhychi area but the equipment knocked out. Rescue teams are handling the situation.

Also, the mayor has commissioned to check the other places in the city, where critical situations may arise due to the rain and to install water pumps if necessary.

Earlier, Belotserkovets stated on the start of pumping of the water on the street, he didn’t specify the locations though.

Related: Heavy downpour and thunderstorm in Kyiv, - video

Reportedly, a heavy rain, thunderstorm, and hail were in Kyiv on Wednesday. Some of the streets turned to ‘river’ and caused traffic jams downtown. Users of social networks are sharing their impressions on happenings. The drivers are recommended to not travel by own cars.

Traffic of high-speed tram is suspended because of the storm. The other types of the public transport are continuing their operation.

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