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258 towns and settlements, 37 dairy farms left without electricity in Mogilev region

July 12, Mogilev region: Squally wind (gust velocity reached 16 m/s) resulted in electrical power outage at 776 transformer substations, 258 towns and settlements, 37 dairy farms having left without electricity. The information was provided by Mogilev region department of the Ministry of Emergency Situations.

natural force destroyed the roofing of sixty buildings (14 houses and 46 farm structures) situated in 8 districts of the region: Bykhov, Belynichi, Klichev, Krugloe, Kirovsk, Krasnopolie, Mogilev and Slavgorod districts. To be more exact - 3221 asbestos-cement boards and 100 m of profiled metal were destroyed.

274 of the asbestos-cement boards are at the three buildings of Kirovsk district. The roof of the dairy farm "Kolkhoz Belorussia" at Bartchitsy village of Skriplitsky rural council, the roofing of the dairy barn and the cornhouse of SPK "Sverdlova" at Staiky village of Staikovsky rural council also need repairing. Repairs will likely be on till July 30.

С"Mogilev department of the Ministry of Emergency Situations received 72 citizens' applications in connection with the storm", specialists specified. "The majority of them - 58 - reported about fallen trees". 17 citizens informed about broken wires, 7 - about houses blocked; 13 people told about damaged roofing; 34 applications dealt with fallen trees, and 6 more - with cars damaged as a result of trees or construction elements fallen.

Repairs are going at full speed. Repairing dairy farms is a priority, Mogilev region executive committee's chairman Petr Rudnik urged. Besides, within days specialists of "Mogilevzelenstroi" will examine the trees in the regional centre to find and cut down the ones that may be a hazard.



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