The Gomel region heavy snowfall left without electricity for more than 350 communities Fri

Most snow depth was observed in Zhlobin Bragin, Chechersk.
As a result of strong snowfall remained without electricity 368 Fri populated in including about half the 10-s hospitals, fifty schools, 111 livestock buildings.
Damaged 188 km of power lines — in most cases due to strong winds felled trees and snow that hit the harness.
Day from the regional center just got buses in the Ore-Sponitskuyu Vetkovskiy area Teryuha th Buhalavku Gomel district and a number of other settlements.
Even at noon in any district of Gomel because of the snow it was difficult to get out onto the street.
Manages resident constant Volotavy Mrs. Hope:
"Mesim snow slowly, slowly. Necessary to fleece. But it sure is difficult manually. Janitor — old lady, and she, of course, beyond the power of this work with a shovel, I think so. Mehanizatsyya need some."
Snowfalls have become a prerequisite and increasing the number of traffic accidents, while with human victims.
According to a press-secretary of the Gomel regional state inspection Inna Golik:
Golik: "The driver of the car" VAZ "did clash with the trolley bus route number 10. As a result, the driver died himself, born in 1985. Two passengers died on the way to the clinic."
Reporter: "The weather conditions were also a prerequisite for disaster?
Golik, "and partly because of this. There clean snow. In addition, the driver exceeded the speed limit. More I can not say, so now everything is still vysvyatlyayutstsa incident. During yesterday’s day we went 23 accident, a result of which three people were killed, one — shot. Now snow removal equipment works. "


Pictured: clearing snow in Gomel

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