As a result of the bad weather in Donetsk region, three settlements are left without power, water supply stopped in Avdiivka, as the press office of Ukraine’s Emergency Service reported.
“As at 7 am, due to the bad weather four settlements were left without power in Donetsk region. On September 6, at 7 pm due to the wind gusts power lines, which provides supply to Donetsk filtering station, were damaged. Therefore, water supply in Avdiivka was stopped,” the message says.
Storm alert is declared in Donetsk region. Ukraine’s Meteorological Center informed that wind gusts might reach 15-20 m/s.
As it was reported, Donetsk filtering station in compliance with the demarcation line as of September 19, 2014 has to be controlled by the Ukrainian side. Kyiv asks Russia to fulfill this condition as soon as possible.
Reportedly, an emergency situation of the local level was declared in Avdiivka due to the termination of Donetsk filtering station operation.
It should be noted that the militants sometimes attack the filtering station.
Earlier, several explosions occurred near the filtering station.