In St. Petersburg, strong wind damaged the roof of a newly built world Cup stadium

In Saint-Petersburg strong winds damaged part of the hemming roofs under construction on Krestovsky island arena, which will host matches of the world championship on football in 2018. About the Agency “R-Sport” reported the press Secretary of the General contractor Inzhtransstroy-SPB” Nikita Pavlov.

“The stadium has lost some hemming roof on one of the sites where work is actively underway. It is clear that the wind blows and the leaves, these can bend under extreme loads. These sheets were not fixed, so this situation has occurred”, he said, adding that the budget of the construction occurred not in danger.

This site was not commissioned, did not go to the degree of readiness of the stadium and has not been paid, said Pavlov.

On Saturday,June 18, the fire and rescue division of St. Petersburg are in high alert. In a statement on the website of the local emergency management says that because of the strong wind, which reaches 20 m/s, when there were 66 cases of falling of trees, light structures, buildings and structures.