How Samara “devours” cars

How Samara “devours” cars

Categories: Auto

Photos from Samara look like shots from a disaster movie. Roads and streets go underground, dragging cars and buses with and without drivers. We all know that roads in Russia are one of the troubles, but quite recently this problem has reached a new level.

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How Samara “devours” cars

1. Residents of Samara have witnessed an "epidemic of funnels" that appear right in the middle of the roads, absorbing cars and buses. (excusivepix)

How Samara “devours” cars

2. These scenes look like scenes from a disaster movie. (excusivepix)

How Samara “devours” cars

3. The main streets and roads of the city could not cope with the traffic load after the harsh winter. (excusivepix)

How Samara “devours” cars

4. Huge holes in the ground open up without warning, swallowing up cars and public transport. (excusivepix)

How Samara “devours” cars

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How Samara “devours” cars

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How Samara “devours” cars

7. The reason for the appearance of holes is considered to be poor-quality roads and severe weather conditions of the past winter. (excusivepix)

How Samara “devours” cars

8. As a result of such incidents, one person died. (excusivepix)

How Samara “devours” cars

9. When the temperature rises to more than 20 degrees, ice and melting water later cause erosion both at ground level and below it. (excusivepix)

How Samara “devours” cars

10. In combination with poor drainage, the soil under the roads is simply washed away. (excusivepix)

How Samara “devours” cars

11. Although winter causes many urban areas to suffer from similar sinkholes and cracks, the level of destruction in Samara has raised this problem to a new level. (excusivepix)

How Samara “devours” cars

12. This is not the first time that the city has suffered from the destruction of the asphalt. This problem occurs every year, and three years ago it became even more urgent. (excusivepix)

How Samara “devours” cars

13. Fearing that there could be new deaths, the residents of Samara signed a petition for the local authorities to take action. (excusivepix)

How Samara “devours” cars

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How Samara “devours” cars

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Keywords: Cars | Failure | Samara

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