Emergency services in Washington announced the threat of floods


© RIA Novosti. Vladimir Vyatkin

WASHINGTON, July 9 — RIA Novosti, Denis Voroshilov. The threat of flooding in Washington and its suburbs on Friday warned the emergency services the Capital District of Columbia, RIA Novosti reported.

From the middle of the day in the U.S. capital and the neighboring states of Maryland and Virginia are heavy rains, resulting in flooding threatened some areas. Warning of possible flooding in Washington emergency services produced about 17.30 local time (01.30 MSK). Earlier, about two hours ago, rescue services reported the threat of flooding in Montgomery, Anne Arundel and Prince George's, Maryland. Warnings apply to 20.00 Friday (04.30 MSK).

On any additional measures of preparation for the possible effects of weather, including evacuation, not reported. Police and rescue workers are on high alert. Currently, information on casualties or damage caused by the rains have been reported.

Source: RIA Novosti

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