On Tuesday evening, October 12, the element left in the dark a few thousand people living in the Northern and Central districts of Astrakhan. Heavy rain and squally winds damaged power lines.
The breach in the two branches of power lines to substations \”Kili-Kili\” and \”North\” was recorded in 16.25 GMT. Teams and networks working on Troubleshooting, RIA \”Novosti\” with reference to the representative of Astrakhanenergo.
It is expected that electricity will be restored in the next few hours.
Earlier in late September without electricity also more hours remained the capital of Kalmykia, Elista, the population of which is about 90 thousand people. The reason \”blackout\” was the accident at the substation \”North\”.
In August, in such a situation and St. Petersburg, where because of an accident at one of the substations for a few hours turned out to be dead most of the urban areas. The result stood trains, underground trains, people stuck in elevators.