Russian tourists watched fireballs rise into the sky from resort beaches on the Black Sea.
Russian forces use civilians as human shields in Kherson on the temporary ferry across the Dnipro.
Mykolaiv hit by more than 40 missiles and rockets in biggest attack since the war started.
The seaside town of Zatoka was decimated by a Russian cruise missile attack with over 155 homes damaged or destroyed.
Russia also hit the Kanatove air force base in Kirovohrad with 13 cruise missiles.