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The hurricane left the Stavropol region without light

July 28 2008

Utilities Stavropol cope with the consequences of hurricane and heavy rain and hail in the city Zelenokumsk.

"The hurricane was so powerful that tore trees with roots that broke off the wire transmission lines. At this hour, according to preliminary data, without electricity are about 40 thousand people ", - reported in the operational headquarters for the emergency response.

According to a representative of staff, just as soon as the elements become quiet on the streets, littered with tree branches, broken billboards, dangling wires promptly left town brigade emergency services and energy, which started clearing the streets and restore power lines.

"The work on disaster relief headed by the city administration together with specialists from MOE. At this hour of backup scheme restored electricity supply to the bakery, as well as in a hospital that has not stopped his work because it has autonomous sources of energy "- said a representative of Staff.

Victims and survivors because of the violence of the elements there, but it violated not only energy, but also telephone service. Most emergency services use the cellular line. In the next few hours you plan to connect consumers to energy, and further clearing of the streets, reports " Interfax ".

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