Storms cause blackout in 143 towns and villages across Ukraine

16:38, 31 July 2018
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Photo from the State Emergency Service

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In particular, power outages were reported in 58 towns and villages in Ternopil region, 46 in Lviv region, 15 in Khmelnytsky region, 15 in Zhytomyr region, eight in Chernivtsi region and one in Zaporizhia region, the State Emergency Service's press service has said.

In addition, many private houses had their roofs damaged.

Regional power distribution companies are working to restore the power supply and eliminate the blowdown aftermath.

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