“Over the past 12 hours, as of 21:00, 32 mm of precipitation fell at the base Moscow weather station VDNKh, which is 63% of the monthly norm.

At Balchug, 34 mm were recorded, at Teply Stan - 32 mm, ”RIA Novosti quoted Tishkovets as saying.

He noted that "this is a record figure for this day since 1948."

The forecaster added that "the record for the daily maximum for all of May belongs to 1976, when 39 mm were spilled."

Earlier, Tishkovets reported that the air temperature in Moscow in summer will be slightly higher than normal.