“On the night of June 16, the protection system of transmission lines activated as a result of bad weather conditions (hailstorm, thunderstorm, wind gusts) and 129 populated areas in five regions were left without power. These regions are Poltava – 57 populated areas, Sumy – 47, Cherkasy – 15, Kyiv – 8, Chernihiv – 2,” the message says.
The teams of regional power authority are restoring the power supply.
Earlier it was reported that on June 16 rain is expected in the west, north and centre of Ukraine. The maximum temperature will be 33°.