Some 141 settlements across Ukraine de-energized amid massive rainstorms
On Friday, July 27, some 141 settlements in four regions of Ukraine saw a blackout after power line safety system was triggered due to complicated weather conditions, including hails, thunderstorms, and severe winds.
The residents of Poltava region suffered most, as reported by the press service of the State Emergency Service.
In particular, electricity supplies have been disrupted to 82 settlements in Poltava region, 27 of those in Cherkasy region, another 24 in Zaporizhia region, and eight in Chernihiv region.
Regional energy distribution companies deployed their repair teams to tackle blackouts.