|Gale force winds cut power to 84 populated areas in six regions|
Journal Staff Report
Gale force winds have cut power to 84 populated areas in Ukraine's six regions, the Ukrainian Emergency Situations Ministry reported on Sunday. Electricity supplies were disrupted after an automatic system protecting electric power lines was activated, which left 34 populated areas without electricity in Zhytomyr region, 21 in Rivne region, 12 in Chernihiv region, seven in Kiev region and five in Volyn and Ivano-Frankivsk region, each. Local and regional maintenance services are restoring electricity supplies.