ro ru en


Over 30 electricity substations in Moldovan capital affected by strong wind

13:20 | 29.03.2023 Category: Social

Chisinau, March 29. /MOLDPRES/- More than 30 electricity supply substations in the capital were affected by the strong wind.

According to the Chisinau City Hall, following the collapse of the trees, several electric wires were broken and the pylons were knocked down. During the day today, employees of REI Municipal Enterprise "Lumteh" are to assess and fix the problems.

At the same time, workers worked throughout the night to restore electricity in several courtyards of the blocks. In order to avoid incidents among citizens, the lighting was not reconnected in certain sectors. These are to be connected throughout the day today after all hazards have been cleared.

Municipal authorities are still assessing the damage caused by the strong winds.

The State Hydrometeorological Service has announced a Yellow Code for wind intensification for today. Thus, on extended areas, intensification of the northwest wind is expected, in gusts of up to 15-18 meters per second.



Any material published on the website of the Public Institution ’’A.I.S. Moldpres’’ (Moldpres News Agency) is intellectual peoperty of the Agency, protected by the copyright. The taking over or/and use of these materials will be made only with the Agency’s agreement and with compulsory reference to source.