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Heavy rains flooded Warsaw

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Warsaw after a rainstorm

Within 10 minutes, 22 mm fell in some areas of the city. The last time such precipitation occurred two years ago.

Heavy rains on the evening of Monday, June 29 in Warsaw flooded many streets of houses, hospitals, train stations, metro stations and even ministries. This night was reported by the city authorities of the Polish capital on Facebook.

It is noted that as a result of heavy rain in the city fell more than 40 liters. per 1 square meter.

“As a result of heavy rainfall in Warsaw, more than 40 liters per 1 sq. Meter fell. The last time such a scale of precipitation was observed two years ago,” said Deputy Mayor of Warsaw Renata Kaznovska after a meeting of the crisis headquarters.

She also noted that thanks to the quick reaction of all services, the situation was captured.

It is also reported that Warsaw rescuers received 741 calls due to flooding. It was, for example, about the flooding of a children’s hospital, the metro station of the Town Hall Arsenal, kindergartens.

According to Polish meteorologists, within 10 minutes 22 mm fell in some areas of the city. precipitation. Many important communication centers, a part of the central station, three ministries, a pre-trial detention center and many other institutions were flooded.

Before this, it was reported that in the Lviv region, four sanatoriums flooded the rain. Rescuers pumped out 142 cubic meters of water.

Recall that as of the morning of June 29 in Western Ukraine 70 settlements remained flooded, while at first there were 349 floods.

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