Pavlodar rgn to declare local state of emergency in areas hit hard by severe wind
The nature-made state of emergency of local scale is set to be declared in cities and nine districts in Pavlodar region mostly affected by severe wind, Kazinform Agency correspondent reports.
The cities and districts’ administration offices held an emergency situations commission meeting, during which the decision was taken to declare a nature-made state of emergency of local scale. The decision is yet to be taken officially.
Regionwide, the wind tore off the roofs of 83 social facilities, mostly affecting 61 buildings, 10 health facilities, nine culture, and three sports facilities.
Business facilities, private residences and 63 high-rise buildings were affected as well.
There had been 246 emergency power outages leaving over 70 thousand people without power in the region. 21 villages still remain without power in four districts in Pavlodar region.