Due to heavy rain on 15 August in the North of Moscow the Yauza river flooded, blocking traffic on several streets, reports “Interfax”.
“In connection with the spill of the Yauza movement is restricted on the section of street in the malachite the street Bazhov” — said the press service of the STSI of Moscow, “Interfax”.
In addition, severely hampered the traffic on Rostokinskiy bridge on prospect Mira. In particular, there was limited movement at the turn of the centre, said “RIA Novosti” the press service of the Moscow traffic police. In the traffic police, “Interfax” reported that “the number of accidents is normal, and the situation “is normal”.
In total in Moscow from the impounded vehicles in several districts of Moscow were evacuated 200 people, said the press service of EMERCOM of Russia in Moscow, the TASS news Agency. The Agency “Rosbalt” reported that rescue workers evacuated about 80 people from the impounded 8 cars and one bus on the Caspian street on the South of Moscow, Rescuers recovered the bus and vehicles with a flooded stretch of road. As a result of incident nobody has suffered.
In place of flooding work unit “Mosvodostok” for the organization of water drainage. Part of the road to the Caspian street, which was podtopleny completely blocked by the traffic police for the duration of the works.
In Moscow on the 15th of August fell to 48 mm of precipitation, which is a record for mid-August since 1887.