OREANDA-NEWS In the Crimea because of wind and snow there were emergency shutdowns in distribution networks, without electricity there were 9,7 thousand people. The situation and analytical center of the Ministry of Energy of Russia informs about it.

"Without power supply there were household consumers of 27 settlements of four areas of the Republic", — it is specified in the message Restoration work is underway.

According to "Krymenergo", because of the strong wind, rain, turning into snow and sleet, air power lines in several areas of the Peninsula were damaged. Was largely damaged the network of Saki, Leninskiy and Chernomorskiy regions, as well as Yalta. "Without power are several settlements, including eight part-time (more than six thousand subscribers)," says the "Krymenergo".

On December 30, more than 100 thousand people were left without electricity in Chechnya due to a power failure. In particular, consumers of Achkhoy-Martan and Sunzhen districts of the Republic suffered.

"As of 16: 00, according to sue "Krymenergo", in connection with the operation of automation is disconnected from the power supply of 28 settlements on 19 lines with a capacity of 10 kW. The total number of people who have fallen under the off — 18450 people, 4795 households," — said the Agency.

In a press-service added that 36 crews of the enterprise (91 people) work on restoration of power supply, 38 pieces of equipment are involved. "The estimated time of completion of emergency recovery work-18.00", - specified in the Ministry of emergency situations. Earlier it was reported that last night due to bad weather in the Crimea were de-energized settlements in some areas of the Crimea, as well as in Yevpatoria.

As of 8 o'clock in the morning without light there were 19 settlements (8 – partially).