moscow - During a heavy thunderstorm with hard winds, Monday in the Russian capital Moscow killed at least six people by swirling trees. Hundreds of trees went against the plain, wrote mayor Sergej Sobjanin on Twitter. About seventy people were injured, state agency Tass reported.
The meteorological service had warned for the emergency weather. However, it was a lot harder than expected. According to Interfax, around 7000 households were without electricity, and a police station was blown away.