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 Aftermath of severe rainstorm in Kyiv: flooded city center, dozens of fallen trees. VIDEO&PHOTOS

Heavy rainstorm that broke out at 3 a.m. today, Aug. 16, overwhelmed Ukraine’s capital city.

Censor.NET reports citing Hromadske.

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Photo by TSN

"The most powerful rainstorm possible covered Kyiv at 3 a.m. today. It moved further to the northeast," wrote weather presenter Natalia Didenko

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The storm uprooted several trees in parks and other green spaces.

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Metrograd underground shopping center near Bessarabska Square suffered from the flooding caused by the excess water that was brought by the downpour to Khreshchatyk Str. The administration of the shopping center pumped out the water from the lower floor. Workers started dealing with the aftermath of the rainstorm early this morning.

Ветер также сорвал покрытия с Центрального гастронома, которое закрывало здание после пожара.

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St. Volodymyr Hill Park also sustained damage.

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Photo by Maryna Nevmerzhytska

Eyewitnesses also reported a flooding at Podil district.

The eyewitness posted image of Nyzhnii Val Str. Covered with thick layer of dirt brought by the downpour which blocked movement of trams.

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Photo by Marta Vinnytska/Facebook

The State Emergency Service reports 14 trees uprooted all across the city.

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Photo by the State Emergency Service of Ukraine

Источник: https://en.censor.net.ua/n3081559
 
 
 
 
 
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