In the city of Gus-Khrustalny, Vladimir region, a woman died as a result of a lightning strike, investigators began to check. This was reported on Saturday, April 24, by the representative of the Investigative Directorate of the Investigative Committee for the region, Maria Serova.
“It happened at about 15:00 Friday (April 23 – Ed.). There was no rain, it was just beginning, there was thunder, they ran away from it, but did not reach it, ”she said.
According to information on the website of the mayor’s office of Gus-Khrustalny, 60-year-old Olga Novskaya, an employee of the municipal housing and communal services sector, died during the cleaning of the Fairy Tale Park.
The day before, because of the strong wind, a billboard fell on a girl in Mytishchi near Moscow. The minor was hospitalized, doctors diagnosed her with a closed head injury.
Also on April 23, due to bad weather in Moscow, a tree fell on a 13-year-old girl. The child was hospitalized, the state of the schoolgirl was not reported.
On the same day, the Main Directorate of the Ministry of Emergency Situations in Moscow issued an emergency warning about rain and hail and increased wind during the day. Drivers and pedestrians are advised to observe safety measures when moving in connection with bad weather.