Overturned trucks and tore roofs: the impact of the storm on the Kuban

A powerful storm in the Kuban led to traffic jams and numerous buildings damaged in several villages in the region.

Wind gusts in Gelendzhik, Anapa and Novorossiysk on Tuesday 7 February reached 45 meters per second. Storm warning was announced in six coastal districts of the Krasnodar Territory. The city port all vessels for safety were quickly withdrawn in the open sea. On expressways gusts were overturned dozens of cars and trucks.

In Novorossiysk and Anapa without power because of the weather were about 17 thousand people. According to the local emergency department in restoration work to repair power lines involved 17 teams and 31 vehicles.

According to the press service of the administration of Novorossiysk, the last day to hospital contacted about 60 people who were injured due to the hurricane.

"People come to the emergency room of hospitals and clinics with fractures and injuries of varying severity. Ten of the victims — the children," — said the press service of Novorossiysk.

In several villages in the region were hurricane wind ripped roofs, fallen tree trunks damaged dozens of cars parked on the streets.

According to local authorities, a hurricane in the region persists throughout the Krasnodar region is likely emergency municipal nature related accidents in electric power systems, disruption of the functioning of public life-support systems and road and utility services. Public transport is transferred to the emergency mode, the streets come out additional units repair and rescue equipment.


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