Massive snowstorm in Ukraine strands thousands: nearly 2,500 rescued in Odesa.

A powerful snowstorm in Ukraine’s southern region of Odesa has led to the rescue of nearly 2,500 people, according to local governor Oleh Kiper. The severe snowstorm, which began on Sunday, has caused significant disruptions, leaving 313 settlements in the region without power.

Odesa, located along the Black Sea coast, faced severe snowstorms that stranded vehicles and brought down power lines. Governor Kiper reported on Telegram that a total of 849 vehicles, including 24 buses and 17 ambulances, were successfully towed out.

As a result of the extreme weather conditions, all individuals trapped by the snow have now been rescued. The ongoing efforts aim to restore power to the affected settlements and address the aftermath of the snowstorm in the region.