26.02.11. Hurricane winds, which in the morning on Saturday observed in Western Georgia, in many places, broke power lines and knocked out feeders, resulting in about 80,000 people were left without power.
"The element of special damage inflicted Kutaisi, Imereti region as a whole, where the electricity is not getting up to 35,000 subscribers," — said the head of the press service of the company «Energo-Rro Georgia» Avtandil Dvalishvili. According to him, 30,000 people were left without electricity in the regions of Samegrelo and Guria, 13 thousand people are without light in the Shida Kartli region.
"Despite the bad weather, emergency personnel company immediately began to restore damaged power lines, but because of the ongoing work of the wind difficult" — told "Interfax" the representative of «Energo-Pro Georgia»