Bad weather leaves 199 Ukrainian towns and villages without electricity

20.04.2017 09:46 673

Adverse weather conditions have left 199 towns and villages in Ukraine without electricity, the State Emergency Service of Ukraine reports.

“As of 7 a.m., April 20, bad weather conditions caused blackouts in 199 populated areas in five regions, particularly: 99 villages and towns - in Kharkiv region, 72 - in Dnipropetrovsk region, 14 -in Poltava region, 9 - in Kherson region, and 5 - in Zaporizhzhia region,” reads a report.

Emergency teams of Oblenergo are conducting needed repairs to resume electricity supply.

As of 7 a.m., April 20, there were no reports about significant traffic jams on national and local motorways.

A total of 2,901 people and 1, 026 unites of equipment are involved in the operations to eliminate the aftermath of bad weather.

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