MOSCOW, Nov 9 – About 70 thousand people living in more than 40 settlements of two regions of the Far Eastern Federal District were left without power supply due to the impact of a powerful cyclone, accompanied by gusts of wind up to 34 meters per second, said the representative of the emergency services.
“In 41 settlements of 15 municipalities of the Primorsky Territory, the Jewish Autonomous Region, there was a disruption in the power supply of more than 10 thousand residential buildings, in which more than 69.6 thousand people live,” said the interlocutor of the agency, adding that 47 socially significant objects were also left without electricity. …
According to him, 13 municipalities of the Primorsky Territory suffered the most from the disaster, where the power supply of 5.6 thousand residential buildings with a population of over 53.3 thousand people was disrupted in 22 settlements. In Vladivostok, as a result of the fall of a part of the roof of a shopping pavilion, a woman was injured.
In the Jewish Autonomous Region in the Leninsky and Oktyabrsky districts, power supply disruptions were registered in 19 settlements in 4.4 thousand residential buildings, in which more than 16.3 thousand people live. In the Khabarovsk Territory, due to a cyclone, a restriction on the movement of passenger buses was introduced on four sections of highways, 11 bus routes were canceled.
“As of 06.00 Moscow time on Tuesday, without power supply in six municipalities of the Primorsky Territory there were 2.68 thousand residential buildings with a population of more than five thousand people, and in two districts of the Jewish Autonomous Region – 2.27 thousand houses with a population of more than 7.7 thousand. people “, – said the interlocutor of the agency.
He added that on November 9, the cyclone will move in a northeastern direction and will affect the northern regions of the Primorsky Territory, the Jewish Autonomous Region, the southern regions of the Amur Region, the central regions of the Khabarovsk Territory and the south of Sakhalin. Wind gusts in wet snow can reach 25 meters per second.