As of Thursday morning, January 30, some 397 populated areas in eight regions of Ukraine were left without electricity due to bad weather conditions, the State Emergency Service of Ukraine has reported.
Accidents and Emergencies
Avalanche danger is expected in the high-mountain area in Zakarpattia region and the mountainous area in Ivano-Frankivsk region due to heavy snowfall and snowstorms, the press service of the Emergency Service of Ukraine has reported.
On January 29-30, considerable avalanche danger is expected in Ukraine’s Carpathian mountains.
A Ukrainian ship ran aground in northern Bulgaria on Tuesday and blocked shipping on the Danube River, the MarineLink online news site has reported, with reference to the Bulgarian maritime agency.
In 2019, almost 4,000 people died in road traffic accidents in Ukraine, according to Infrastructure Minister Vladyslav Kryklii.
The black box of the Ukraine International Airlines Boeing 737-800 plane crashed in Tehran will remain and be analyzed inside Iran.
Experts of the Ukrainian Interior Ministry have received DNA profiles of the remains of all 11 Ukrainian citizens who died in the crash of a UIA plane in Iran. Preparations are underway for the repatriation of the bodies to Ukraine.
Since the beginning of the epidemic season, five people in Ukraine have died from flu-related complications, the Center of Public Health wrote on Facebook.
A team of experts of the Ukrainian State Emergency Service have returned from Iran today, January 14.
Experts of Ukraine International Airlines (UIA), members of the special commission to investigate the UIA plane crash, will remain in Iran.
The bodies of those killed in the UIA plane crash in Tehran should be returned to Ukraine before January 19, and the investigation into the crash should continue without any delay and obstruction.
In accordance with the rules of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), Iran should submit the first reports on UIA plane crash near Tehran before February 8, 2020.
The Boeing 737 jet operated by Ukraine International Airlines took off from Tehran airport on January 8 with the permission of controller and there was no deviation from flight path.
Iran announced early Saturday that it had accidentally shot down the Ukraine International Airlines passenger jet, The New York Times reports.