“Russian Venice”: Kursk is sinking due to excessive rainfall

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At June 20 the city of Kursk turned into a Russian Venice: the city was badly flooded as a result of rainfall that continues all day.

Traffic was paralyzed. The water comes almost to the level of car windows. Videos and photos with sunken road transport in Kursk started appearing in social networks.

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“What happened to Kursk? – It drowned “- joke web residents ironically.

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Earlier weather forecasters warned about rainy and cold weekend but none of the residents expected the flood.

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Currently the rain continues.

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Sources: http://tvzvezda.ru/news/vstrane_i_mire/content/201506201927-o8su.htmhttp://nv.ua/world/countries/kursk-zatopilo-posle-silneyshego-livnya-54748.html