21.07.11.V Wednesday evening in Riga storm broke trees, brought hail and flooded streets.
Hail was so large that in some homes Pardaugava windows smashed. And in an abandoned house was struck by lightning, causing a wall collapsed.
Besides rainfall flooded many streets Riga, making autodrivers could not overcome some road sections. As you know, the next few days will be very hot, place of possible rain and thunderstorms.
Lightning struck a house in the street Gertrudas, 125. State Fire and Rescue Service has set the fence. Riga City Council managed to contact the owners of the buildings, which have pledged to carry it until Saturday.
This morning, the scene had already visited the director of construction management Richard Rusin and Head of Property Oleg Burov, reports LETA. They met with the owner of the house, LLC "Latnami", who promised to demolish the building for their money as soon as they get permission from the council Stroitelsnoy.
Significantly late transport
Yesterday, during a thunderstorm in Riga significantly late public transport, places it behind schedule on the hour. Problems brought flooded streets.
Most late 5th tram, whose movement was hampered throughout the journey. There were also difficulties on Maskavas street, where a tree fell on the road, according BNS.K midnight all obstacles have been removed.
Many streets were flooded
On Thursday, during a rainstorm were substantially flooded many streets of Riga. So, at the intersection with streets ul.Barona Pernavas and Brivibas deep puddles of 10-15 cm, which is why the sidewalks were flooded by the nearby houses and yards.
Very heavy rain — in Ventspils, Riga and Kolka
Most heavy rains on Wednesday passed in Ventspils, Riga and Kolka, reports LETA. In Ventspils 52 mm of rain fell at a monthly rate of 72 mm. In Riga, rainfall was 34 mm, 32 mm Kolka.
5,000 customers without power
Without electricity yesterday were about five thousand customers Latvenergo, mainly in Vetsumniekskom and Bausky edges. Later, information was received broken and fallen trees, high winds and large hail, according ves.lv.
Again, heat and storms
Today and tomorrow, the temperature in Courland and Zemgale can reach 33 degrees Celsius.
Hot weather will continue on Saturday, July 23, when the maximum air temperature in most areas will be from 27 to 30 degrees.
During the next three days in many places will be intermittent rain, some areas are expected thunderstorms.
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