Heavy rains hit Saratov, Russia

Thunderstorm rains with hail fell in Saratov region. The regional center received 18 mm of precipitation in less than 6 hours, which is more than 40% of the monthly norm for June. Heavy rains in Saratov in the evening hours led to a temporary traffic jam and flooding of some parts of the streets.

In some areas cars were literally floating on flooded roads, and in some places the water poured up to the roofs. In addition, in some areas of the city there was hail. Flash floods were particularly strong in the district of Agricultural Institute, Zavodsky and Kirovsky districts of the city. There were cases of falling trees, and some cars had to be evacuated by rescuers.

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