Alexandra LEVIT, “FACTS” (Odessa)
In the South Odessa region, where on the evening of 7 July and 8 July was dominated by the elements, has developed an extremely difficult situation. Dozens of settlements is de-energized, flooded, bad weather nearly destroyed the crop.
The inhabitants of the kiliysky area remained without electricity and water.
According to the head of the Chilia OTG Pavel Boychenko, a hurricane knocked down a huge number of poles and severed power lines.
“This is, basically, 10-kilovolt power lines — in the Kilia, and in a number of nearby settlements. The restoration of power lines will take time. Primarily will be engaged in adjustment of power supply of the Central clinical hospital, station, pumping station and pumping stations, which then will allow to restore supply of water to inhabitants”, — said Boychenko.
From storm flows, together with strong gusts of wind severely affected households and farms. Only in Shevchenkovo’s village of the flooded 70 homes. Rapid water flows have washed away almost all crops, with vegetable gardens and field crops.
Not better things and in the district center — the town of Kiliya, where it damaged roofs of several apartment buildings. Also flooded the streets and a dozen houses.
The head of the Chilia if it hopes to claim damages and on the intervention of the regional administration in the issue of restoration of power supply as “from “Odessaoblenergo” normal dialogue, the community does not work”.
The situation is similar in the adjacent Izmail region.
“Heavy rain, hail and gusty winds led to damage to power networks and street lighting, felled a lot of trees…” — said the mayor of Izmail Andrey abramchenko.
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In the regional head office of national police in the Odessa region reported that the bad weather has hit and the town of Artsyz.
“The downpour flooded the city’s streets Builders, Dobrovolsky, and Chkalov Gagarin, with the result that they are blocked,” — said in the Chapter.
A similar situation is observed in many settlements of the region.
Element not spared and the very Odessa. Here fell 63 trees in different parts of the city. As reported in the mayor’s office, injured two men, one on ulitsa Akademika Vorobyov, the other on the Avenue of the Heavenly Hundred. They are hospitalized in city clinical hospital № 11. “44-year-old man in intensive care in a serious condition, polytrauma, rib fractures, tibia. 62-year-old man is in surgery. He’s got broken ribs” — said at city hall.
As reported in the regional head office gschs, suffered from bad weather Ivanovo, the Velikomikhaylovsky and Lubaszewski the districts of Odessa region and city South. Rescuers provide assistance to the population.
Earlier, the “FACTS” reported that in late June after the hurricane hit followed by Odessa “sailed” to the Kherson and Nikolaev.