Today: Friday, 1 March 2024 year

The downpour flooded the streets and knocked down trees in Tbilisi.

The downpour flooded the streets and knocked down trees in Tbilisi.

Torrential rain flooded the streets in Tbilisi and knocked down trees, hampering traffic.

The flood affected both central avenues and narrow streets. The downpour has been going on for several hours. Power lines were damaged in some areas of the city.

The press service of the Tbilisi City Hall issued a special statement recommending residents of the Georgian capital to stay at home.

“Strong rains and wind created problems in the capital. Streets and underpasses were flooded, trees were knocked down, power lines were damaged. All relevant departments of the Tbilisi City Hall, together with the Emergency Management Service of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, are fully mobilized, work has begun to eliminate the consequences. We urge residents to refrain from moving along the streets, and if necessary, call the hotline of the mayor’s office,” the statement said.