Ukraine's 339 settlements suffer from power outage due to poor weather

Source : 112 Ukraine

Eight regions were plagued by severe weather conditions
11:04, 7 August 2021

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As of the morning of August 7, 339 settlements are de-energized as a result of worsening weather conditions (rain, thunderstorm, gusts of wind). This was reported by the press service of the State Emergencies Ministry.

The blackout occurred due to the operation of automatic protection systems for power lines (PTL).

The settlements in eight regions were left without electricity: Poltava (78 settlements), Cherkasy (59), Chernihiv (55), Odesa (47), Sumy (40), Khmelnytska (28), Kirovohradska (24), Mykolaivska (8).

Local emergency crews are involved in the restoration of the power supply.

Related: Ukraine refuses to buy electricity from the Belarusian NPP

Also, according to the State Emergencies Ministry, in the territory of certain regions as a result of complicating weather conditions (gusts of wind, rain, thunderstorm), the roofs of 20 buildings were partially damaged, 6 residential buildings, 34 households were partially flooded and 163 trees were felled. No casualties were reported.

As reported on July 13, 130 settlements in Ukraine were left without electricity as a result of the complication of weather conditions


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