April 5, 2023 at 12:37 am
Thousands of people were without power in the region this afternoon due to severe thunderstorms.
Locally, the largest outage that Hydro One crews are dealing with was in Lucknow, where more than 1,700 customers were affected.Preliminary estimate of power restored around 2:45 p.m.
Another major outage was in Paisley, where more than 1,000 customers were affected.Crews were dispatched and they estimated power could be restored around 2pm
There were also dozens of smaller outages affecting 20 or fewer customers across their map, from Tobermory all the way to Dungannon.statement from
Westario Power said customers in Wingham, Lucknow, Ripley and Teeswater were currently experiencing unplanned outages, but did not give specific figures. Crews have been dispatched, but an estimated recovery time is unknown.
unplanned downtime@WestarioPower Customers in Wingham, Lucknow, Ripley and Teeswater are currently experiencing unplanned outages due to supply disruptions.
Crew dispatched; ETR unknown.
Thank you for your patience and support. pic.twitter.com/jEgUfbJVvz
— Westario Power (@WestarioPower) April 5, 2023
More info coming soon…