The Governor of the Odessa region Mikhail Saakashvili declared the region a state of emergency because of the storm, the result of bad weather lost his life 3 persons, and among them a child.
The storm raged in Odessa region on Wednesday and Thursday, was fallen trees, which has been hampered traffic. Local media reported the deaths of 2 people.
"my decision, in the aftermath of the disaster, in the Odessa region declared a state of emergency. The collapse of trees (lines) transmission because of the strong wind caused the death of three people, and among them 11-year-old child. In More than 100 settlements there is no electricity ", - RIA "news" the statement of Saakashvili. He said that the regional administration employs a staff of emergency, authorities recommend to cancel classes in schools and limit the attendance to government agencies in all affected regions, except for services for emergency situations and those people who provide the livelihoods of the areas." Once again I urge all to refrain from leaving the house, until blows over the wind, " said the Governor. According to the state service of Ukraine for emergency situations, in the end, adverse weather conditions, due to the operation of automatic systems of protection of power lines in 17 districts of the Odessa region is de-energized 151 settlement." From-for a squally wind gusts in 4 districts of Odessa and six districts felled 86 trees, because of this lost his life 2 people and one child (born in 2005) due to the shock from dangling power lines, also suffered 1 citizen, " according to the report. In the Odessa regional administration said that as of 22. 00 (Wednesday, coincides with Moscow time) on October 12 in the region lost their lives 3, and three damaged. Because rainfall was the flooding of the ten sections of the streets of the city, seven basements of buildings, and 55 private households. Work on pumping water, restoration of power supply. According to the city hall of Odessa, on Thursday in the city and some places will remain gusts of wind, powerful rain is expected, for this reason, the government asks inhabitants of Odessa to the maximum limit moving around. The regional authorities also warn about the bad weather. Over 270 settlements de-energized in eleven regions of Ukraine from-for a strong wind with rain, said, in the civil service of the country of emergency situations (es)." on the night of 13 October, a result of adverse weather conditions (wind, rain) due to the operation of systems of protection of power lines was blackout 276 settlements in eleven areas, " - said in the report. Most of all has been damaged the Odessa area, where the storm raged, there is de-energized 151 settlement. 53 settlements de-energized in the Nikolaev area, in Khmelnytskyi region - 20, Kherson - 12, Vinnitsa ten Dnipropetrovsk - nine, Ternopil - 7, Kirovohrad - five, Volyn - four, Kyiv - 3, and in Cherkasy region de-energized two settlements. To restore power brought crews of regional energy companies.