In the night from 11 to 12 December 2013 deteriorating weather conditions were observed in the Yaroslavl region. Sleet and rain, extreme temperatures, gusty winds up to 15 m/s caused power outages of some settlements. The bad weather affected Pereslavsky, Rybinsky, Rostovsky and Uglichsky districts.
Power engineers of IDGC of Centre — Yarenergo division were ready to meet the weather the day before. At 10:00 p. m. on December 11 Yarenergo set up high alert operation mode.
Yaroslavl power engineers immediately began to restore the power supply. Yarenergo has convened operational headquarters, which coordinate the course of restoration. Elimination of the consequences of the bad weather is being performed by the power engineers in collaboration with the territorial office of the Russian Emergencies Ministry and the local district administrations. Currently, the emergency and restoration operations have involved 56 first responding and repair crews totalling 292 people. The crews have 59 necessary vehicles.
Socially significant facilities were not affected by the bad weather. By the end of the day the power engineers are planning to restore the interrupted the bad weather power supply.
In Pereslavlsky district, where there is the largest number of technological failures, a temporary information centre has been opened. Detailed information on the work progress and approximate time of its completion in Pereslavl district can be obtained by calling (48535) 3-52-80.
Yarenergo is ready to set up temporary information centres that reduce the information load on the operator shifts and make the public aware of the progress and forecasts of the emergency and restoration operations, if necessary, and in other districts of the region.
The company has its around the clock direct phone line of power engineers at 8 800 50 50 115. The call is toll-free.