During a thunderstorm in Vladivostok killed two people


22.08.11.Vo Vladivostok, two workers were killed and one was injured during the storm that raged last night.

The tragedy occurred on a newly built bridge over the Eastern Bosphorus Strait, which would connect the mainland coastal city and the Russian island, ITAR-TASS referring to the press service of the Investigation Department of the UPC in the Primorye Territory.

According to investigators, at around midnight on August 21 at the Russian island in the sharp gust of wind — not less than 38 m / s at a newly built bridge — at the height of 60 meters ripped thermal shelter, whose mass is 100 tonnes.

As a result, three workers, who at this time were on the bridge, have broken down. Two of them died after falling from a height of 60 meters, one person received multiple fractures, but survived.

Conducted pre-investigation of what happened.

Storm broke over Vladivostok about midnight and raged for nearly two hours. During this time, fell about a quarter of monthly rainfall.

Wind storm felled trees in some areas turn off the lights and flooded low-lying roads.

According to weather forecast, thunderstorms are possible in southern Primorye two more days.

Source: NEWSru.com

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