Four districts of Primorye are partially de-energized due to typhoon

Four districts of Primorye Territory on Thursday remain partially de-energized due to accidents on the electricity caused by typhoon "Bolaven" (Bolaven), the company said "Seaside electrical network."

"The cause of the accident was a strong gusty wind, which led to the whipping wire transmission lines and felled branches and trees on wires overhead lines. Currently on the edge partially remained without electricity consumers Khasan, Nadezhda, Dalnerechensk and Pozharsky district. Brigade addressing some damage" — said in a statement.

Repairs are 56 teams, using 59 units of special equipment. According to experts, the power supply in the areas affected by the disaster will be restored soon.

"The most severely affected southern and central regions, where there was the largest number of outages in a short period of time. Because of displacement typhoon towards northern and western edge of the element of the day August 29 damaged the settlements being there" — says the company.

Typhoon "Bolaven" originated in the southern latitudes of the Pacific Ocean, on Saturday, he reached the south of Japan and came to the Korean peninsula, the wind speed at the center of disaster reached 70 meters per second, the wave height — ten meters. The last time this figure was recorded in 1956. Met Far East Movement actively monitored the typhoon, which rushed to the north, and on Wednesday night reached the territory of Primorye. Wind increased to gale force, its gusts reached 25 meters per second, on the coast — 30-35 meters per second. This force winds observed in Primorye once in 10-15 years. In the second half of the medium element left the south of the region.

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