MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
In the coming days, local showers, thunderstorms, and sometimes hail are expected in the capital. Wind gusts will reach 20 meters per second.
City services have been put on high alert due to a possible worsening of the weather, said the Deputy Mayor of Moscow in the Moscow Government for housing and communal services and improvement Peter Biryukov.
“According to forecasts of weather forecasters, from today to Tuesday in the capital, while maintaining hot weather, local showers, thunderstorms, hail in places, gusts of wind up to 20 meters per second are expected. On Monday, in some areas of the city, up to half of the monthly norm of precipitation may fall, ”he said.
City services have been instructed to alert all forces intended to eliminate the possible consequences of bad weather. An operational headquarters was created to coordinate the work.
“There are 1.5 thousand emergency teams of engineering companies and prefectures of administrative districts on round-the-clock duty. They are ready to promptly leave in case of damage to power lines, falling trees and other incidents related to weather conditions. The power grid companies have been instructed to prepare emergency power supplies, ”added Pyotr Biryukov.
City services pre-check drainage systems, clean water intake grates and storm drains. Special equipment was placed in places of possible accumulation of water, emergency teams of Mosvodostok were on duty.
Objects of life support and fuel and energy facilities were taken under special control. Necessary measures have been taken to protect residential and non-residential buildings, transport and trade facilities, and facilities under construction from wind gusts.
The head of the municipal economy complex urged Muscovites, when the weather worsens, not to go out into the street without special need, and if you have to do this, then be more careful, do not hide under trees and do not park cars near them.
Drivers should also be more careful, strictly follow the traffic rules, especially the speed limit and distance.
Now the townspeople are informed about the impending deterioration of the weather. Information is sent in SMS messages, broadcast on city video screens. Representatives of the fire and rescue garrison patrol recreation areas and parks, warn citizens about the possibility of thunderstorms and rainstorms, and remind the safety rules.
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