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Some 397 towns and villages in Ukraine suffered power cuts after the power line safety system had been activated amid the bad weather, namely snowfalls and strong winds.

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In particular, the electricity supply was disrupted in 201 towns and villages in Poltava region, 88 in Chernihiv region, 72 in Sumy region, 10 in Kirovohrad region, 10 in Donetsk region, eight in Cherkasy region, six in Dnipropetrovsk region, and two in Zaporizhia 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.

Weather conditions in Ukraine are expected to deteriorate on January 30-31, a storm warning has been issued.