In the evening, July 13, in Samara, a stormy wind knocked down trees and pillars. Photos of the consequences of the disaster was shared by users on social networks.
The moment lightning strikes a power transmission tower on Moskovskoye Highway between Revolutionary Street and Maslennikov Avenue was captured on video.
Eyewitnesses tell of two flashes with a crash and sparks.
In several districts of Samara, trees could not withstand gusts of wind.
Some of them ended up on cars.
Also, the tree was blocked traffic on the street. Gagarin. The motorists had to go around the obstacle on the sidewalk.
But traffic along Michurin Street in the area between Maslennikov Avenue and Panova Street stopped due to the fall of the pillar.