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Following a once-in-a-lifetime heatwave in Moscow, torrential rains pounded the city on Monday.
Sergei Bobylev / TASS

In Photos: Moscow Slammed By Fierce Summer Rainstorm

Torrential rains pounded Moscow on Monday following a once-in-a-lifetime heatwave that saw temperatures soar into the mid-30s Celsius.

The rains flooded streets and metro stations — while wind tore away parts of some buildings.

Here's a closer look at the extraordinary weather event that brought about a much-anticipated drop in temperatures:

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