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Russian capital Moscow flooded yet again

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Heavy rainfall flooded Russian capital after the city received some 19 mm (0.7 inches) of rain within just 40 minutes on Friday, July 14, 2017.

Moscow's authorities said that the amount of rain the city received within just 40 minutes on Friday is 20% of the monthly norm for July. Although authorities said that city sewage system coped with the intense rainfall, the rain managed to flood streets, submerging cars and turning stairs into waterfalls.

More than 1 500 emergency employees were out helping residents cope with the sudden downpour.

"With frequent downpours this summer, some residents were entertained watching the waves from passing cars. While others amusingly said the heavy rain brought Venice to Russia and mockingly questioned whether it would be wiser to invest in a boat," RT reported.

Featured image: Moscow flooded on July 14, 2017. Credit: iazctek

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