In Australia more than 50 thousand homes were left without electricity because of the heat, the media are writing

© Photo : Krymenergo. Archive photoIn Australia more than 50 thousand homes were left without electricity because of the heat, the media are writing© Photo : Krymenergo

More than 50 thousand homes were left without electricity in the state of Victoria in South-Eastern Australia, some areas of which the temperature reached 40 degrees, according to channel 9 News.

«In some areas there were problems with the distribution of electricity. We are exploring all available means to achieve companies ‘ compensation population,» said state Premier Daniel Andrews.

As informs television channel ABC News, in the night from Sunday to Monday, temperatures in some areas have not fallen below 30 degrees. According to the authorities, the dramatic rise in electricity consumption caused failures of transformers and fuses distribution network.

According to 9 News, on Monday, the electricity supply was partially restored, but thousands of people still remain without electricity.

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