3.06.11.Obychnaya storm that came down today at 16.00 at the Nizhny Novgorod, led to the collapse of the real utility. In minutes, the route became a regional center of the deep rivers, and the usual Friday traffic jams — in competition makeshift boats.
Trapped in the rapid flow machines are often lose stability and literally just floated down the river. A gusty wind was doing its dirty work, bringing down trees on power lines. As a result, the lion's share of the city, including our editor, was plunged into darkness.
Eyewitnesses sudden "end of the world", to which we were able to get through, telling terrible things. At the Moscow highway collapsed due to the trees in the kingdom of water formed a giant cork. Nizhny Novgorod, gathered at the weekend in the city, were forced to stand for hours in queues for getting directions.
Partial blackouts were in the center, on Gorky Street, as well as in all areas of the city beyond the river, where stood trams. And on Gagarin Avenue company he made and trolleybuses.
Exact data on the impact of the storm in the Lower MOE yet. And in the field of geography and cuts covered immediately north and south of the region.
— In 15-20 EMERCOM Russia's Nizhny Novgorod region were sent emergency warning of adverse weather conditions. It has been communicated to all local governments and cooperating organizations. From 16 -00 to the Center for Crisis Management MES of Russia in Nizhny Novgorod on dispatchers EDDS and witnesses began receiving reports of power outages in parts of the area as a result of the passage of a storm front, accompanied by strong winds up to 18-23 m / s — told " Komsomolskaya Pravda "in EMERCOM in the Nizhny Novgorod region.
According EMERCOM areas remained without electricity:
— Navashino area — the 12 settlements, 1075 houses, 2801 citizen, resident,
— GO Bor — two localities, 1696 houses, 6266 inhabitants,
— Sokolsky district — 19 settlements, 512 houses, 563 inhabitants, Power restored to 17.30;
— Gorodetsky district — 19 settlements, 471 house, 357 inhabitants,
— Chkalovsky district — 12 settlements, 227 houses and 271 inhabitants, Power restored at 17.00.
— Koverninskii district — 8 settlements, 78 houses and 131 inhabitants,
— Diveyevsky district — two localities, 149 houses, 141 inhabitants,
— Urensky district — 5 settlements, 178 houses, 587 inhabitants,
— Balakhna district — 4 settlements, 850 homes, 3,841 residents — Ardatovsky area — 8 936 inhabited houses, 2116 inhabitants
— Semenov district — 5 localities, 1373 houses, 2649 inhabitants. Power supply restored in 18.00
— Kulebaki district — 3 settlements, 735 houses, 1285 inhabitants, in part, the Kulebaki — 3,200 houses, 9,000 inhabitants;
— GO Dzerzhinsk — 3 settlements, 536 houses, 1179 inhabitants.
All remained without power 13 municipalities, 139 cities, 9,260 houses, 32,151 resident.
To establish the cause of the trip, left emergency crews of "Nizhnovenergo" — 26 teams 87.
As of 19.30, power restored in three areas:
— Gorodetsky district — in 12 towns at 17.00
— Semenov district in 18.00;
— Sokolsky District — 17.30
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Komsomolskaya Pravda Nizhny Novgorod