Storm hits Odesa, trees downed, streets flooded

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Aug. 28, 2012, 3:28 p.m. | Ukraine | Politics — by Interfax-Ukraine

Heavy rain and strong winds hit the city of Odesa early on Tuesday, Aug. 28.


The Interfax-Ukraine News Agency – a company belonging to the Interfax Information Services international group – has been an information provider in the political and economic information market of Ukraine since 1992.

ODESA - Heavy rain and strong winds hit the city of Odesa early on Tuesday, an Interfax-Ukraine reporter has said.

The storm caused traffic congestion and some streets were flooded.

According to the Miskzelentrest municipal enterprise, the storm downed several trees in the city, and the enterprise's teams are working to clear away fallen trees.

According to the media liaisons office of Odesa City Council, at least 60 houses were left without electricity. Power teams are currently working to restore power.

As reported, Odesa has already been affected twice by heavy rain this year. In the middle of this summer and at the end of May, the city was practically flooded by rainfall.

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