In Crimea and several regions of Siberia, more than 260 thousand people were left without electricity due to unfavorable weather, reports the press service of the Russian Ministry of Energy.
“As of 16:00 (Moscow time – Gazeta.Ru), the number of disconnected consumers in total is about 264 thousand people, the wind stops,” the ministry said.
They indicated that crews had begun emergency restoration work and switching on power grid facilities.
As the department noted, mass outages occurred only in Crimea, the Kemerovo region, Altai, and Krasnoyarsk territories. There were also blackouts in Khakassia, Novosibirsk, and Irkutsk regions, but they were not widespread, the press service added.
On November 19, a powerful hurricane hit several regions of Siberia. The wind tore down power lines, damaged roofs, stopped trains, and toppled trees onto cars. The most serious consequences were recorded in Novokuznetsk – the city was partially left without electricity, trams and trolleybuses were stopped, and there was no water or heating. There are victims and injured. Read more in the article “Gazeta.Ru”.
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