On Tuesday, December 25, some 128 settlements in eight regions of Ukraine saw a blackout after power line safety system was triggered due to complicated weather conditions, including rain, wet snow in certain areas, and wind gusts.

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In particular, electricity supplies have been disrupted to 46 settlements in Dnipropetrovsk region, 43 in Kirovohrad region, another 16 in Mykolaiv region, eight in Chernivtsi region, six in Kyiv region, five in Cherkasy region, and two in Zaporizhia and Chernihiv regions, the State Emergency Service (SES) of Ukraine reported on December 25.

Regional energy distribution companies deployed their repair teams to tackle blackouts.

Road traffic safety in Ukraine has been ensured, according to rescuers.