In the Leningrad region, almost 240 settlements remain without electricity due to heavy rains and wind
In Leningrad region there was a massive loss of power was nearly 240 settlements, reports of EMERCOM in the region. The area at the end of the week was covered with heavy rains with gusty winds.
The message about the power outage came at 14:20, then without light there are 222 localities. “As of 16:15 in the area of rolling blackouts in Vsevolozhsk, Gatchina, Luga, Kingisepp, Kirovsk, Kirishi, Priozersk districts is 239 settlements, 16 284 people” – warn rescuers.
As reported by TASS in the press service of “Lenenergo”, the company’s specialists are restoring power supply in 7 districts and arrange a temporary scheme of connection of consumers. “Are 99 teams, the work is proceeding in heavy weather conditions,” the company said.