The evening of 20 May because of rain in Minsk were flooded several streets. The most difficult situation was at the crossroads of Orel and Timiryazev. Here the traffic due to the strong flow of water, which could not handle the storm water drain, was stopped for about 40 minutes.
Time was also discontinued the traffic at the intersection of Prospect Street and winners Ignatenko, about 20 minutes, make BelTA.
To restore the traffic on these two areas needed special care units for pumping water MOE.
According to the MOE, the movement was also hindered by a number of other intersections of the city, but for a brief period, as the increase in the water level was low and not time-consuming.
Information on casualties or serious injuries due to heavy rain in Minsk in the MOE has been reported.