Fallen trees cause power outages in eastern P.E.I.

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A City of Charlottetown snowplow clears Rochford Street Friday during the start of the storm.

Power has been restored to Maritime Electric customers across P.E.I.

An update from the company shortly after 5 p.m. said that the number of outages had been dwindled down to a couple of dozen by early Saturday afternoon.

Crews worked throughout the afternoon to restore power to those final customers.

About 850 customers woke up to no power this morning after yesterday’s storm.

Heavy, wet snow brought down trees onto power lines.

The utility plans to conditinue providing throughout the day as power is restored to different areas.

Maritime Electric reported outages in 34 communities in eastern P.E.I.

CLICK HERE TO SEE A LIST OF AFFECTED AREAS

 

READERS ON MOBILE DEVICES CAN VIEW A MAP OF THE AFFECTED AREAS HERE

Organizations: Maritime Electric

Geographic location: Eastern P.E.I., BROOKLYN, HIGH BANK MURRAY RIVER PANMURE ISLAND VICTORIA

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    January 30, 2016 - 10:17

    The map provided with this article is meaningless unless there is identity attached to the red dots. Do they represent downed trees, powerless homes, or something else? As it is the map conveys almost nothing. Failing grade!