Metropolitan services are preparing for heavy rain and wind, which are expected in Moscow on July 27 and 28. According to Deputy Mayor for Housing and Public Utilities and Improvement Petr Biryukov, in some areas of the city up to 40 millimeters of precipitation may fall, and wind gusts will reach 17 meters per second.
One and a half thousand emergency teams are on constant duty. They will promptly respond to power line breaks and falling trees, Biryukov added.
In addition, specialists check drainage systems in advance, and in places where flooding is possible, Mosvodostok teams are on duty.
Biryukov urged citizens not to pack cars under trees, to be careful and careful.