On 29 May, in Moscow, due to sharply changed weather conditions, six people have died. The tragedies occurred in the area of ??VDNKh, on the Preobrazhenskaya and Kirovograd streets, in the Izmailovsky district, on Lomonosov avenue and on the Jawaharlal Nehru square.
The emergency services of Moscow confirmed the information about the deaths of people who were weighted down by trees.
«A girl died at a fallen tree at VDNKh. Two more women died as a result of the fall of trees on Preobrazhenskaya Street and in the Izmailovsky District. Another victim of the hurricane was a man — he was attacked by a tree near house number 18 on Lomonosov Avenue», the emergency services reported.
The mayor of Moscow, Sergei Sobyanin, also reported on his page in the social media that more than forty people had applied to medical organizations for providing assistance.
«As a result of the hurricane there are deceased, more than 40 people applied for medical help. My condolences to the families and friends of the deceased. A devastating hurricane knocked down several hundred trees. We take the necessary measures to eliminate the consequences of the disaster», the mayor of the capital wrote.
The press office of the municipal economy of Moscow reported that the emergency services were reinforced to eliminate the consequences. Workers clean and clear fallen trees, repair light equipment, fallen fences and repair damaged public transport stops.