Large Russian city was left without light

Barnaul from-for a Gale-force wind almost completely remained without power and partially reported RIA Novosti citing its correspondent in the city.

a Powerful storm began after 21:00 local time (17:00 Moscow). “In a few minutes in the Central part of the city power outage, there is no light in areas Osipenko,., in new buildings in the Baltic and in other regions”, — told the witnesses.

due to the hurricane were damaged dozens of cars were also fallen trees, fences and billboards. In addition, according to Interfax, a construction crane fell off the boom and fell onto power lines and a car, killing the crane operator.

Before the storm in the city stood 30-degree heat.