Sobyanin warned of "extremely serious" bad weather in Moscow
Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin posted on Twitter that there was an “extremely serious” storm warning in the capital from the evening of August 8 to the evening of August 9, including a wind increase of up to 25 m / s.
“Citizens are accustomed to bad weather reports, showers, wind and thunderstorms. But from the evening of today to the evening of Friday there is an extremely serious storm warning: squally amplification of wind up to 20-25 m / s, ”Sobyanin said.
The townspeople are accustomed to bad weather reports, downpours, wind and thunderstorms. But from the evening of today to the evening of Friday, an extremely serious storm warning: squalling wind amplification up to 20-25 m / s.- Sergey Sobyanin (@MosSobyanin) August 8, 2019
He urged residents and visitors to be as careful as possible. According to him, city services have been put on high alert.
Earlier, the Russian Hydrometeorological Center announced an “orange” hazard level in Moscow with rain and a squally wind.
The Ministry of Emergencies also issued an emergency warning about dangerous weather phenomena in the capital on August 8 and 9.