22 After 20-Minute Rain

After 20-Minute Rain

Posted on July 21, 2011 by team

Lately considerable sums have been appropriated for roads repair in many Russian cities. However it seems things haven’t got forward an inch…

The roads of the city of Pskov after 20-minute rain…

Location: Pskov

via skobars

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22 Responses to “After 20-Minute Rain”

  1. L.S.Zlatopolsky says:

    Aw, it’s the same thing here, too! (And i’m in America!!) :-(

  2. testicules says:

    Al Gore was right! Global sea levels are rising.

  3. Russian Fan says:

    Atleast it isn’t snow.

  4. Musa says:

    It happens here where I live everytime it rains. We call it “ponding” because the water appears to just be sitting there and not going anywhere. I live really close to the Chesapeake Bay in the mid-Atlantic region of the US. The water tables underground are high already so it takes a little time for the water to be absorbed, evaporated and drained offed into the various waterways, especially in low lying areas.

  5. lol says:

    W Polsce to samo ;]
    In Poland the same ;]

  6. tomas says:

    solution: buy a jetski for rainy days :P

  7. Robinis says:

    America ? so what ? heavy rain is heavy rain.. :D
    Sometimes we have city road floods like that here in Lithuania(Europe) when the drainage systems is overflowed.. Nothing to see here move along :)

  8. Stoner NW says:

    A warm summer rain is pleasant.

  9. Boritz says:

    I’ve seen worst.

  10. Wraith says:

    We’ve had over 7 DAYS of rain in Sydney (AU) and at least another 4 are forecast. And we only have a few minor road closures due to flooding.

    • testicules says:

      A new Modern technology prevents flooding. It is called sewer systems.

      • Fred says:

        Many Australian cities have a special storm drainage system separate to the normal sewers, to cope with very heavy rainfall.

        It’s called “good planning” and “investment in necessary protection”.

  11. Nivadriver says:

    Drive a NIVA and you will have no problems anymore :)

  12. Naigovan says:

    Where is a bus No 62, I wonder?

  13. Ivan says:

    Dancing and singing in the rain, pupupi dup

  14. JZ says:

    We get these kind of floods every midsummer, mosly because unmantained drainage holes are always glogged with junk…

  15. testicules says:


  16. bootdog7 says:

    Methinks this is more of a stormwater management issue than a road repair one….

  17. testicules says:

    Me thinks I am last

  18. mike says:

    Looks alot like Montreal after 5 minutes of rain. Our sewers suck.

  19. Thomas says:

    Most rain sewers are built based on yearly average rainfall with some safety built-in for random peaks and not for random heavy storms. Cost/effect as this kind of “flooding” is mostly harmless and won’t last more than hours.

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