Donetsk, Mar 19 – DAN. Severe weather knocked out power by Monday morning to 14 townships in DPR Shakhtersk and Amvrosievka districts, the Ministry of Emergencies press service said.

"Weather conditions left a PTL broken on March 18 at 7 p.m., leaving Alexeyevka, Grigorievka, Semenovka, Novopetrovskoye, Novoukrainskoye, Kamyshevakha, Krinichki and Zhitenki without power."

According to the ministry's press service, Shakhtersk district has also suffered issues related to the weather. The Manuilovka, Petrovskoye, Bolshaya Shishovka, Ternovoye, Shaposhnikovo and Vodyanoye townships were left without light at around midnight.

Overall, more than 1,200 customers in the two affected districts were left without power.

Weather deteriorated across the DPR on March 18 as strong gusting winds, rain and snow overwhelmed its territory. As of Monday morning, wet snow is falling in Donetsk, icy roads have been reported.*ot