St. Petersburg struck with hail showers and Gale force winds

heavy Rains with storm winds and hail in Saint-Petersburg. Only two hours had the half of the monthly norm of precipitation. A powerful storm front covered the city on Thursday evening, June 18.

Some areas of the city and region were flooded. The most precipitation fell in Lomonosov, Peterhof, Kronstadt, North of St. Petersburg, reports channel “Russia 24”.

people share on social networks photos: in pictures — fallen trees, broken traffic lights and road signs, floating cars. Several commuter trains were delayed.

According to news agencies, on the coast of the Gulf of Finland during a thunderstorm lightning killed a child.