About 1.9 mln people left without electricity supply in south of Russia


About 1.9 million consumers (as of 7:00 a.m. GMT) were left without electricity in the south of Russia as a result of unfavorable weather conditions, the Russian Energy Ministry reported.

The cyclone at night and in the morning of November 27 caused hurricane winds and massive flooding on the Black Sea coast of Russia. The affected regions include Crimea and Dagestan, the Krasnodar and Rostov regions, Donetsk and Lugansk, the Kherson and Zaporozhye regions. At least one person was killed and dozens were injured. The weather damaged homes, caused power outages and traffic problems.