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In the Leningrad region eliminate the consequences of hurricane winds, which reached Moscow

June 10 2008

In the Leningrad region, more than 120 emergency - regenerative teams Lenenergo eliminate the consequences of yesterday's storm wind.

On Monday due to a sharp deterioration in weather conditions, accompanied by heavy rain and squally westerly winds force which reached 18 meters per second, on power lines in the Leningrad region the damage occurred. Due to the fact that all services were alerted in advance about the deterioration of weather conditions, have been pre-arranged duty brigades of additional repairs of power engineering. As a result, the element most affected Luga, Gatchina Kingisepp and districts of the region. Established an operational headquarters in the aftermath of Hurricane. On Monday, gale was in St. Petersburg. He knocked a few trees in different parts of the city and tore roofing sheets from several roofs.

According to RIA Novosti, the wind had been knocked down more than a hundred trees. Most cases were recorded in the Pushkin, and Kolpinsky Vasileostrovskiy boroughs. In Lomonosov (suburb of St. Petersburg) in the fall of the three trees on power lines caused the disconnection of four electrical substations. As a result of these incidents, no injuries. Gale on Monday and led to a breach of train traffic on several sections of the October Railway. Several trees fell on the railroad tracks in the areas of Saint-Petersburg - Gatchina, St. Petersburg - Oredezh and Neva Dubrovka - Petrokrepost. Monday night the aftermath of Hurricane wind DWS have been eliminated. On Tuesday, according to city meteorologist in St. Petersburg and the region there is a moderate southerly wind of force, possible light rain in the evening.

Gale and got to the capital. In Moscow, night watch wind gusts that were so strong that the felled trees.

Strong winds in Moscow last night it was felled 14 trees, according to Interfax. In the north-east of Moscow fell five trees. In addition, three trees felled in the Eastern Administrative District, and three - in the heart of the capital.

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