160 settlements of Ukraine powered down due to bad weather


KIEV, June 24 — RIA Novosti, Alain Mate. Rain and strong winds have left without electricity 166 settlements in the five regions of Ukraine on the night of Friday, the press service of Ministry of Emergency Situations.

"On the night of June 24 as a result of adverse weather conditions (rain, strong gusts of wind) worked protection of power lines, causing blackout occurred 166 communities in five areas," — said in a statement.

In particular, in the Vinnytsia region energized 81 locality in Khmelnitsky — 46, Kiev — 22, Ternopil — nine, Chernivtsi — eight.

To restore the power of settlements brought brigade power companies.

Source: RIA Novosti

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