The impact of weather on humanity constantly getting stronger and stronger. Winter 2009-2010.
Thousands … hundreds of thousands of people remain without electricity due to severe frosts, snow and gale-force winds. Let's look at the situation in the world in more detail. The news weekly reflect the situation from February 8-14.
Snowfall and strong winds left without electricity for more than a thousand communities in Ukraine.
As of 7:00 (8:00 MSK) due to severe weather conditions in 12 regions of Ukraine 1000 41 de-energized town:
in Mykolaiv (region) — 341,
Odessa — 221
Vinnitsa — 141
Kirovohrad — 139
Kherson — 56
Zaporizhia — 44,
Dnepropetrovsk — 32,
Cherkasy — 18 /
Ternopil — 11,
Ivano-Frankivsk — 8
Kiev — 8
Chernivtsi — 2.
Snow cyclone caused power outages in the north of the U.S. state Texas, about 98,000 homes were left without electricity, while others experience periodic difficulties with electricity, writes the Sunday online edition of the Dallas News.
In the night from Friday to Saturday, power outages in varying degrees, affected 200,000 homes and facilities. On Sunday morning, electricians company Oncor, providing the region with electricity, almost restored electricity to several key locations such as hospitals, fire stations, police stations and water stations, the company said.
In Oncor stated that the restoration of electricity to tens of thousands of consumers is a "top priority."
More than 100,000 people are without light and heat in South Carolina. Ragged snow caked power lines in parts of the state Alabama, Mississippi and Arkansas. There are no light tens of thousands of people.
Strong winds on Sunday, February 14, left without power 13 communities in the three districts of Dagestan. Power outage occurred in Babayurtovskiy, Nogai and Tarumovsky areas with a total population of 12,000 people.
In Moldova, due to strong winds left without electricity 133 settlements in 14 districts. The accident occurred because of short circuit of wires that perehlestnulis from strong winds.
Russia. Trans-Baikal Territory
In the Trans-Baikal region because of an accident on the line (PTL) without light were residents of 11 rural settlements Ononsky district, inhabited by 13.6 million people. The accident occurred because of short circuit of wires that perehlestnulis from strong winds.
At the beginning of last week, On February 8, on Turkey collapsed element. In addition to floods, landslides and floods caused a storm energoavariyu. Hurricane winds snapped power lines in the resort of Antalya, leaving no light left thousands of residents.
As a result, there was a squally wind gust LEP population and 11 settlements Prikubansky District Karachay-Cherkessia on Friday morning partially left without electricity. In the emergency area is home to over 15,000 people, there are three kindergartens and four schools.
Source: RBC, RIA Novosti, RosBalt, Conn., Herald