26 thousand residents of the Aldan District of Yakutia were left without light as a result of damage to the power transmission line, the RF Ministry of Energy said on Friday.
Emergency restoration works are currently being carried out in the city of Aldan, Solnechny micro district, Leninsky, Swan, Yakokut, Orochon and Bolshaya Nimnyr settlements.
“The heavy snowfall that hit the Aldan district last night led to the accumulation of snow on the wires and, as a result, emergency outages.” All the power engineers are now being thrown to restore power supply. “The dispatching services and the emergency repair teams of the South Yakut branch, including the elimination of accidents involved special equipment, “- said the press service of the” South Yakut Electric Networks. ”
According to forecasts of weather forecasters, on September 29, residents of Aldan and Neryungri districts of Yakutia will experience heavy snowfall and gusting wind up to 12-17 m / s. The air temperature day and night is the same – minus 3-5 degrees.