OREANDA-NEWS Damage from the storm that covered Sevastopol a week ago is estimated at about 6.5 billion rubles, Governor Mikhail Razvozhaev said at a staff meeting of the city government.

According to him, these data have already been transferred to the federal authorities.

Hurricane-force winds gusting up to 40 m/s covered Crimea on November 26. The overflowing sea flooded embankments, coastal infrastructure and buildings, felled trees and tore off roofs. Five residents of Sevastopol applied for medical help. A federal emergency regime has been introduced.

Earlier, the authorities of the Republic of Crimea had previously estimated the damage at 39.7 billion rubles.