In St. Petersburg on December 12, 15.7 mm of precipitation fell – this is a new record for the central weather station of the city, writes in his telegram channel, the chief weather forecaster of the city Alexander Kolesov.

According to Kolesov, the previous maximum was set on December 12, 2010, when 9.3 mm of rain fell in the city. The forecaster notes that the past precipitation in the form of pure snow is approaching the record levels of 2009, when 18.2 mm fell on December 24, and 28 mm a day later.

What else do you need to know. “Fontanka” with reference to the press service of the Main Directorate of the Ministry of Emergency Situations writesthat rescuers made 35 trips by 19:00 to eliminate the consequences of bad weather. According to the publication, the wind tore off 17 roof elements, cut off 4 wires, knocked down 2 road signs and eight trees.

GATI per day checked snow removal at 464 sites in St. Petersburg. As a result, 48 violations were identified at 249 points. Of the 46 roofs of non-residential buildings inspected, 14 were removed with violations. 21 violations were detected in 142 work zones, and three violations were detected at 27 road network facilities.

On Monday, December 12, due to snowfall, a passenger bus on Chelyuskin Street in the Vasileostrovsky district got stuck in a snowdrift. Edition “Fontanka” published video of passengers trying to dig out the bus.

General picture. Yesterday a heavy snowfall fell in St. Petersburg. Almost a third of the monthly rainfall fell in the city, in the evening St. Petersburg got up in 10-point traffic jams.

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