In Moscow, the rain started, declared a storm warning

© RIA Novosti / Evgeny to Odinakovymi in fotomontaggi in Moscow. Archival photoIn Moscow, the rain started, declared a storm warning© RIA Novosti / Evgeny to Odinakovymi the image Bank

In the capital there was a heavy downpour, the correspondent of RIA Novosti.

Earlier in the weather center «Phobos» RIA Novosti reported that in the Metropolitan area during the afternoon intermittent rain, after 15.00 — 16.00 places with thunderstorms, in some areas of the city and region is not excluded hail. In Moscow +23… +25 degrees, on area to +21… +26 degrees, a South-Western wind, 4-9 meters per second, with thunderstorms with gusts up to 18 meters per second.

Rescuers announced in Moscow storm warning until Tuesday morning.

As explained in the capital’s weather Bureau, the rain may bring the region up to 20% of the monthly norm of precipitation, but how long it will last.

«Today can fall to 14 millimeters of rain, but that doesn’t mean that precipitation falls everywhere. The intensity of the shower will vary, we expect that you will drop from 5 to 14 millimeters, the monthly rate is 75 millimeters,» — said the Agency interlocutor, adding that a cold front will pass through Moscow to 19.00, after which the weather starts to improve.