Yesterday, Kyiv suffered from weather all day long: heat, heavy rainfall and even lightning. In the evening, heavy rainfall changed hot daytime. Traditionally, the streets near Livoberezhna, Dorohozhychi metro and Peremohy square suffered the most.
The water paralyzed the traffic on the half of Kyiv streets, including Shovkovychna, Kruhlouniversytetska, Instytutska, Hrushevskoho, Volodymyrska, Khreshchatyk, Besarabka, Podil, Chervonozoryanyi avenue, Solomenska, Sevastopolska squares and other.
According to the State Automobile Inspection (DAI), there were 342 traffic accidents yesterday, compared to 150-200 as usual in Kyiv.
water 1
water 2
Besides, the lightning strike caused fire in the dome of the state library in Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra. Fire brigades salvaged books, there were no people inside. The fire was liquidated quickly.
lavra in fire 1
lavra in fire
lavra in fire 2
Now only the burnt dome reminds yesterday’s weather.
Photos were provided by Druga Smuga

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