Wind Storm in Western Ukraine: Roofs Torn off in Lviv, Fallen Trees
19 settled areas completely without electricity, another 11 partially powerless
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High winds knocked down trees, power lines and buildings across Western Ukraine, the State Emergency Service of Ukraine reported on March 10. Multiple incidents of trees on the roadways and damaged power lines in Ivano-Frankivsk region have been reported. Due to the strong winds. 30 towns were left without electricity, “19 settled areas completely, 11 partially left off the electricity,” the statement said.
In Vinnytsia region employees from emergency service repot that work is being done clear downed trees.
High winds in Lviv tore roofs off buildings causing damage, the press office of the Lviv city council reported.
“On the night of Sunday, March 10, due to gusty winds roofs from two-story building on Rybnaya, 5 was torn off,” said the report. Damage occurred to a nearby vehicle.