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Moscow Region Braves Through Yet Another Storm (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

© Sputnik / Eugene Odinokov / Go to the photo bankRain in Moscow
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A second thunderstorm with a strong "tropical" shower hit the Russian capital and nearby region, a month after the heavy storm that carried away lives of 16 people and left more than 200 others injured.

According to meteorologists, gusts of wind reached 15-20 meters per second.

The sky quickly turned black.

Users of social networks also reported hail and flooding in the city streets.

© Sputnik / Dmitry Parshin / Go to the photo bankRain in Moscow 30.06.2017
Rain in Moscow 30.06.2017 - Sputnik International
Rain in Moscow 30.06.2017

In some areas, snow joined the rain and the hail.

About 4.4 thousand people were left without electricity due to the severe weather. Emergency repair works are already being carried out.

The storm also caused dozens of flights to be delayed at Moscow airports.

The Russian Ministry of Health reported one man killed by a lightning strike in the Dmitrov District of Moscow Region and five others injured in Moscow.

Публикация от Vika (@veinyyy) Июн 30 2017 в 4:52 PDT

The natural disaster that occurred on May 29 became the deadliest storm in the Russian capital since one in 1998 which killed around 10 people. The storm damaged 243 buildings and around 2,000 cars in the capital, Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin wrote in his Twitter account.

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