On Budennovskom Avenue in the centre of Rostov-on-don because of the heavy rain, the girl died, said the official representative of the Moi of Russia in the Rostov region Natalia Ustimenko. According to her, the girl was carried away by the flow of water under the car.
“Nearby people tried to save her, but the water flows were so strong that remove from under the car, the girl failed, she died,” said Ustymenko (quoted by “Interfax”). On a scene there arrived police officers. Due to the strong winds falling trees
According to local portal Donday, citing witnesses, because of the heavy rain that struck the city on the evening of 30 June, in the centre of Rostov-on-don, in the Western district and other parts of the city appeared “wild” river. Because of the strong wind falling trees. Flooded bus station and the first floor restaurant “Osaka” on Budennovsky Avenue. In the city there were problems with public transport, taxi drivers, according to witnesses, raised tariffs almost twice.
According to the correspondent of “Interfax—Yug”, the inhabitants of the city are hiding in stores and subways, drivers parkout cars near the sidewalks and go into cafés and shops to wait out the storm.
According to the Rostov hydrometeorological rains with thunderstorms, hail and wind up to 25 meters per second will continue for at least Friday, 1 July. As reported by the city administration, in Rostov-on-don declared a state of emergency, set up operational headquarters for the prevention and elimination of consequences of elements.