A powerful windstorm and heavy rain occurred in Lviv on June 25. The bad weather caused some damage in the western Ukrainian city, downing the trees and wrecking the rooftops in various districts, Zaxid.net reported.
According to LvivElectroTrans company, the thunderstorm caused issues with the electricity supply. Public electric transport is currently not working in the city
As of 5.30 p.m., Lviv city council reported that 55 trees were downed, five power towers fell down, and a number of streets were flooded. Power lines in six transport networks are broken.
"Search and rescue works are going on, with further reconstruction to take place. The government urges people not to travel to the affected areas. The Ministry of Regional Development will allocate CZK 420 million to assist municipalities in restoring the asstes", reads the message.
The tornado tore off the rooftops, shattered window glass, and turned the cars. At least 30,000 houses were cut off the grid.
Dozens of people are at hospitals, suffering from fractures and head injuries.
According to Ukraine's Embassy in the Czech Republic, as of 10 a.m. June 25, there was no data about Ukrainian citizens who suffered in the tornado.