Medical care took four residents Balakovsky district of the Saratov region, where on Tuesday due to strong wind had fallen more than 70 trees, damaged power lines, gas pipes, dozens of cars, roofs on buildings, social facilities, said the district administration.
Earlier, the Russian energy Ministry reported that on Tuesday due to rain, thunderstorms and strong winds power outages in electrical networks of 10-220 kV and the mass outages in distribution networks 6-10 kV in Balakovsky district of the Saratov region, which led to blackouts in the homes of about 71 thousand inhabitants of Balakovo. 17.24 GMT to emergency repair work on power grids has been completed.
About 71 thousand people in the Saratov region were left without electricity due to adverse weather conditions, reports RIA Novosti.
On Tuesday due to rain, thunderstorms and strong winds power outages in electrical networks of 110-220 kV and mass outages in distribution of 6-10 kV. As at 15.00 Moscow time has been disconnected three overhead transmission lines 110 kV and two 110 kV substation.