Gomel Region Is Being Restored after the Storm

12.07.2010 13:14
Архив Редакция

Last weekend, in Gomel region there were thunderstorms with squally wind. At the time, in 20 towns and villages, affected by bad weather, there continue restoration works, reported in Gomel regional department of emergency situations.

Squally wind gusts reached 20 meters per second in some places. It caused partial power outages in several villages of Bragin, Dobrush, Vetka districts of Gomel region, BelTA informs.

The wind damaged roofs of industrial buildings and residential houses. Numerous cases of falling trees caused a breach of traffic and cars’ damage. Just in Gomel, the trees damaged eight cars.

At present, electricity supply to these settlements is resumed. However, the work to restore damaged facilities is still ongoing.