Violent storm struck late on Friday on the nation's capital and the bordering states of Virginia and Maryland.
Heavy rain, wind gusts of which, according to forecasters, exceeding 36 meters per second, the thunder and lightning was the close of extremely hot days to the end of June. Day temperatures reached 42 degrees.
Consequence of storms, as is usual in the U.S., where the power line, for the most part, outside, were power outages — the exact number of houses left without light, is still unknown, but reports of outages come from several areas, found themselves at the epicenter of the disaster.
As local media reported damaged roofs and cars affected by fallen branches and trees.
Currently, storm subsided, but there is a strong rain, which is forecast meteorologists will last for at least another hour.