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Íeavy snowing, winds cause blackouts in hundreds Ukrainian towns

Íeavy snowing, winds cause blackouts in hundreds Ukrainian townsHundreds of inhabited localities all over Ukraine suffer the consequences of harsh weather with snowfalls, rains and unusually low temperatures in April. Most of these towns and villages (245) are in Odesa region, Ukraine’s State Emergency Service says.

This is reported by 112 UA TV Channel.

‘As of 7 a.m., 318 localities in six regions remain cut off from the grid - in Odesa, Mykolaiv, Kharkiv, Dnipropetrovsk, Kherson and Zaporizhya regions,’ the service said.

Emergency workers fight the aftermaths of snowfalls, rains and harsh winds in six regions of eastern and southern Ukraine.

As reported earlier, overnight into April 19, bad weather conditions (rain, wet snow, gusts of wind) caused blackouts in 152 populated areas in six regions. Unusual for April snowfall and strong winds caused traffic jams in Kharkov and Poltava regions. Due to heavy snowing in Dnipro, the Southern Ukraine, a temporary limitation for vehicles was introduced in the region.
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