"On the night of 11 and 12 December as a result of adverse weather conditions for operation of protection systems of power lines blackout occurred 577 settlements in the five areas," — said in a statement.
Hardest hit Kiev region — here without light left 304 settlements. In the Zhytomyr region deenergized 226 settlements in Vinnytsia — 42, in Kirovograd — two, in Cherkasy — three settlements.
On the eve of a heavy snowfall in Kiev led to the emergence of large congestion and fall on the bus, and the road elektroopory about 30 trees, leaving two people injured. According to meteorologist, December 12 in Kiev and the region is expected severe weather conditions, including snow and sleet and wet snow, sometimes gusts of 15-20 m / s, blizzards, black ice on the roads.