Snowfalls, Blizzard and black ice for 12-14 November in Ukraine were left without electricity 988 settlements in 13 regions. Reports a press about it-service gschs.
«During 12-14 November 2016 due to unfavorable weather conditions (heavy snowfalls, blizzards and sleet, sticking of wet snow, strong winds), due to actuation of protection systems power lines de-energizing occurred 988 settlements in the thirteen regions», — stated in the message.
To restore electricity attracted 209 emergency crews regional power.
The greatest number of snow cover to 50 cm was recorded in Rivne, Lviv, Ivano-Frankivsk, Ternopil, Chernivtsi, Khmelnytskyi and Zhytomyr regions.
In the Kiev, Vinnytsia and Cherkassk areas, there was a light snow with rain, and in the Kirovograd, Poltava, Dnipropetrovsk and Zaporizhia — in places in Odesa, Mykolaiv, Kherson — the rain, the rest of the country without precipitation.
Due to heavy precipitation and to preserve the life and health of participants of traffic service roads in the Lviv, Zhytomyr, Ternopil, Khmelnytsky regions limited to the movement of large vehicles.
In the regions of the country by the SSES was carried out over 490 exits to assist in clearing roads of fallen trees, the liberation of the individual vehicles from the snow drifts.
For liquidation of consequences of bad weather only attracted 4 thousand 864 people and 2 251 thousand units of equipment, including from gschs — 473 pieces of equipment and about 1 thousand 674 personnel.
In the next 3 hours in the Northern regions will be snowing.
According to the Ukrainian hydrometeorological center, in the afternoon of 14 November, the cyclone will go beyond Ukraine.
As of 7 hours movement of vehicles on public roads provided, there is no congestion.
As reported in the press center «Ukrainian Railways», due to adverse weather conditions delays in the schedule of some trains, especially on the Lvov direction, is from 30 minutes to over 3 hours.
The head of the Ministry of Infrastructure Vladimir Omelian said that in some areas snow Kiddle sometimes reach m in height partly to the passage of trucks closed roads of Vinnytsia region, Kyiv region covers the Western entrances from 6:00 November 14.
For heavy vehicles closed in Lviv, Zhytomyr, Chernivtsi (7 districts), Khmelnitsky and Ternopil region.
Airports of Ukraine work in a regular mode, ports are under constant review.
We will remind, on Saturday, November 12, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of regional development, construction and housing, the first Deputy Chairman of the State Commission on questions tekhnogenno-ecological safety and emergency situations Gennady Zubkov ordered the heads of regional state administrations not to leave the area during the expected bad weather.
On Sunday morning, November 13, the State service for emergency situations informed that due to bad weather on the night of 13 November, there was a breakdown of the 275 communities in six areas.
However, under forecasts of weather forecasters, on November 14-17, the weather will change throughout the territory of Ukraine. In particular, the expected heavy snowfall and blizzards, snow drifts, wet snow with rain and sleet sticking, on roads in some places sleet. In the Lviv, Ternopil and Khmelnytsky regions today due to worsening weather conditions have already banned the movement of trucks on the roads of the state value. In the Carpathian region due to heavy snowfall suspended education in schools on November 14-15.
Due to the bad weather in Ukraine were left de-energized for about a thousand localities 14.11.2016