Natural Disasters in Russia

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Sochi recovering after floods

Sochi continues to recover after floods. Heavy rains, which hit the city on June 25th, became the strongest rainfall in the history of meteorological observations. Sochi experienced 212 mm of rain at a June norm of 104 mm. This

More than 700 houses flooded in Sochi

The Sochi administration is addressing the consequences of flooding and assessing property damage. "736 houses were flooded in Sochi," Interfax cited the First Deputy Mayor Viktor Filonov as saying. Filonov said that …

Strong thunderstorm in Moscow

It is expected a strong thunderstorm this night in Moscow. Emergency warning was reported by General Directorate of Emergency Situations Ministry in Moscow.   "On June 14-15