Berlin and Moscow flooded during severe storm outbreaks in Germany and Russia

Two severe storm outbreaks engulfed the capital cities of Germany and Russia within 12 hours.

Firefighters have declared the state of emergency in the German capital as many houses had to be evacuated.

Berlin has been bashed by an extreme downpour which has left many of its streets flooded.

Houses have been evacuated and the Berlin fire brigade had been called to nearly 800 incidents as the city’s infrastructure struggles to deal with the widespread floods, Die Welt reports.

Firefighters have declared a state of emergency in the German capital. Here a few pictures from across the web:

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Floods in Berlin on June 30 2017. Fabrizio Bensch / Reuters
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A bycicle making its way through the flooded streets of Berlin in June 2017. Fabrizio Bensch / Reuters
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Paddle boating is now possile in the flooded streets of Berlin. via Instagram

Meanwhile, Moscow has been paralyzed by a severe thunderstorms that also flooded the streets of the capital city of Russia.

Moscow Region has been hit by a powerful storm that brought heavy torrential rains and hail. The capital has not seen such a storm in almost 100 years, according to meteorologists.

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Floods and hail in Moscow on June 30 2017. via VK.com
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Traffic has been paralyzed in and ouside the capital city of Russia after Moscow was hit by a powerful storm on June 30 2017. via VK.com

In less than 12 hours the city expects 15-20 mm of rainfall, which is almost a third of the monthly norm.

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looded streets in Moscow on June 30 2017. via VK.com
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The storm engulfs the city of Moscow on June 30 2017. via VK.com

The daily maximum precipitation for June 30 is 22.3 mm, it was marked in 1923,” Moscow weather services told TASS.

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Apocalypse now over Moscow after giant storm engulfs the city on June 30 2017.via VK.com

Moscow hasn’t seen a storm like this in 94 years.

Two capital cities flooded after severe thunderstorms. The weather war has started.

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