Severe thunderstorm in Western Ukraine causes serious power damage
Winds howled, lightning struck and heavy rain poured as the storm rushed in full force, cutting off power 42 settlemets of north-western Ukraine, Volyn region
The downed trees injured 7 people near Shatsky Lakes, a tourist part of Volyn region.
On the night of 18 to 19 July in Volyn Oblast heavy rain and wind gust of 25 m per s caused blackouts in 42 towns, said State Emergency Service of Ukraine.
In the Svityaz village, Shatskyi region, about 50 trees were downed at the territory of the local campsite. Seven people are injured; one of them was hospitalized with moderate injuries. In place of the Operational group of State Emergency Service of Ukraine already works at the place.
Svityaz village is located on the lake, which is the largest and deepest natural lake in Ukraine. Sviryaz provides 5 camping areas, designed for 10 thousand tourists.
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