Bad weather leaves about 200 towns and villages in Ukraine without power
Some 188 towns and villages in Ukraine suffered power cuts on February 13 after the power line safety system had been triggered amid the bad weather, including snow and strong winds.
In particular, the electricity supply was disrupted in 74 towns and villages in Cherkasy region, 69 in Kyiv region, 18 in Chernihiv region, 15 in Sumy region, eight in Kirovohrad region, and four in Dnipropetrovsk region, the State Emergency Service's press service has said.
Regional energy distribution companies have deployed their repair teams to eliminate the aftermath of the blackouts.
Emergency workers say traffic flow is normal. The State Road Agency of Ukraine, Ukravtodor, has engaged 961 workers and 647 units of equipment to ensure smooth traffic across the country.