KRASNOYARSK, March 10 (Itar-Tass) – About 80,000 residents in Hakasiya’s Abakan remain without electricity, caused by the wind, which speed reached 27 metres a second. The failures happened in the city’s central districts and in several suburban parts.
Press service of the regional branch of Russia’s EMERCOM explained the supplies’ failures had been caused by the stormy wind, which had remained there for the third day running. Repairing is underway. Technicians say they would be able to fix the problem by using reserve lines within several hours.