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No war between Russia and Ukraine, natural storm caused huge devastation, many deaths, 19 lakhs affected

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Normal life was derailed by the storm in the Black Sea.

Cyclone in Black Sea: Amidst the war between Russia and Ukraine, both the countries are having to face another havoc, that is the dangerous storm in the Black Sea area. The speed of this storm and heavy rains have caused severe devastation. Due to stormy rains, roads became ponds, trees were uprooted, power lines were destroyed. The situation is such that due to this, more than 5 lakh people in Russia-occupied Crimea and Ukraine are forced to live without electricity. Not only this, at least three people died due to water logging. The death toll may increase further. 19 lakh people have been affected due to the storm.

Normal life was derailed by the storm in the Black Sea.

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Normal life was derailed by the storm in the Black Sea.

Electricity failure in 1.5 lakh houses of Ukraine

Uprooted trees and downed power lines caused electrical substation failures, leaving about 150,000 homes in the region without power, according to Ukraine’s Energy Ministry. More than two thousand towns and villages in 16 Ukrainian regions, including Odessa, Mykolaiv and Kiev, were without electricity on Sunday night and Monday morning.

Normal life was derailed by the storm in the Black Sea.

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Normal life was derailed by the storm in the Black Sea.

Very powerful storm in Crimea

The head of Russia’s National Meteorological Service says the storm that hit Crimea was the most powerful. It led to one death in the resort town, another in Russian-occupied Crimea and a third on a ship in Kerch, which separates Crimea from the Russian mainland.

Normal life was derailed by the storm in the Black Sea.

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Normal life was derailed by the storm in the Black Sea.

Governor declared emergency

Russia’s Energy Ministry said about 1.9 million people were affected by power outages in the southern Russian regions of Dagestan, Krasnodar and Rostov and the occupied Ukrainian regions of Donetsk, Luhansk, Kherson, Zaporizhia and Crimea. According to the report, after this the Moscow-appointed governor of Crimea has declared a state of emergency.

Normal life was derailed by the storm in the Black Sea.

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Normal life was derailed by the storm in the Black Sea.

Hundreds of people’s lives were saved and taken to a safe place.

In view of the dangerous impact of the storm, hundreds of people have been evacuated to safe places. A 110-meter (360-foot) chimney of a heat and power plant collapsed Sunday night in the Ukrainian port city of Odessa, according to reports. This caused damage to Ukraine’s energy infrastructure. Odessa has already been heavily damaged by Moscow’s military campaign targeting Ukraine’s power grid. The storm has shaken normal life in the entire Black Sea region.

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