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Hurricane de-energize California

December 16 2008

More than 20 thousand homes were without electricity as a result of powerful storms, collapsed on Monday at California. In the highlands are now going heavy snowfalls. Due to storm the authorities closed the mountain stretch of highway that connects southern California with Las Vegas in Nevada. Snow drifts north of Los Angeles made it impossible to move and on the highway from the city to the north toward San Francisco.

In Anaheim, south of Los Angeles as a result of strong gusts of wind and rain collapsed the roof of powerful medical schools. According to police, seven people were injured and hospitalized. In the city of Yorba Linda, where in November wildfire destroyed more than 100 buildings, orders mandatory evacuation in connection with the gathering threat of mudslides were the inhabitants of hundreds of homes, reports ITAR-TASS .

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