Romanian hurricane is moving to Ukraine

Source : 112 Ukraine

Emergency services ask residents not to go out
11:19, 18 September 2017

State Emergency Service of Ukraine

The hurricane that came to Romania on Sunday, September 17, is moving to Ukraine. This was reported by Romanian meteorologists, the Russian service of the BBC reports.

According to the information, 8 people were killed and about 70 were hospitalized in Romania due to the weather. Gusts of wind tore up the roofs of houses and felled trees, power transmission lines and water supply channels were damaged.

According to weather forecasters, at the moment the hurricane is moving towards Ukraine. Emergency services ask residents not to go out.

Related: Death toll among victims of Hurricane Harvey rises to 47

As it was reported earlier that during the Sunday and Monday nights, due to the deterioration of weather conditions (rain, thunder, wind gusts), the power transmission line protection system turned on and 478 settlements in 6 regions of Ukraine were left without electricity. Yesterday a stormy wind came to Zakarpattia and knocked trees down on the railway tracks and destroyed the building at the №9 mine of the State Enterprise Solotvynsky Salt Mine.

Also, two Ukrainians were evacuated from St. Martin, Martinica due to Hurricane Irma. Foreign ministry reports no casualties among Ukrainian citizens. According to the Consulate Service Department, the two Ukrainians were evacuated from islands of St. Martin and Martinica; their lives are beyond danger now. As is known, Hurricane Irma that hit the U.S. southeastern coast, several adjacent states and islands of the Carribean claimed at least 60 lives.  

Related: Our thoughts with US friends who overcome consequences of hurricane, - Poroshenko

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