Heavy windstorm causes power outages, traffic disruptions in UkraineStaff Writer | October 7, 2017
A powerful windstorm swept across western Ukraine in the past 24 hours.
Weather Winds reaching 108 km per hour
About 135 disaster-relief personnel and 43 units of equipment have been deployed
Besides, the fallen trees have disrupted the traffic on several local automobile roads and two international highways linking cities in western Ukraine and eastern Poland.
About 135 disaster-relief personnel and 43 units of equipment have been deployed to restore power supplies and unblock the automobile traffic.
The State Service for Emergencies has warned the windstorm may spread to other Ukrainian regions on Saturday. ■