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02.09.2015 - 18: 24

About 25 thousand homes in France are still without electricity

About 25 thousand households remain without electricity in south-western France because of hurricanes that hit the region earlier in the week.

Thus, only in the department of Tarn-et-Garonne disconnected from the power supply turned 24 thousand homes. The bad weather also caused the postponement of the beginning of the school year, from Tuesday to Thursday in many local schools.

According to Agence France-Presse, it is expected to have for dinner most of the problems will be resolved, and in the evening electricity supply will be carried out normally.

On Tuesday night a strong storm resulted in the breakage of power lines and left without light more 100 thousand households. The victims of the hurricane were at least two people - a motorist on the machine where a tree fell and truck drivers, who died from a lightning strike.

A source: RIA News

Author: Victoria Ivanova

Tags: France, Accidents, Weather