UPDATED: 54 communities in Prince Edward Island are experiencing power outages

Published on March 29, 2016

A large branch came crashing down across Villa Avenue in Charlottetown Tuesday afternoon as gusts whipped up close to 90 km/hr. 

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Some Islanders are in the dark this afternoon as approximately 980 customers have lost their power from the poor weather.

 As of 7:30 p.m., power outages are reported in the following areas.




-Blooming Point





-Commercial Cross










-Johnstons River

-Kellys Cross

-Lady Fane

-Lake Verde

-Lower Montague



-Mount Herbert

-Murray Harbour

-Murray Harbour North

-Murray River

-New Glasgow

-New Perth

-Nine Mile Creek

-North St. Eleanors

-Panmure Island


-Peters Road

-Port Hill



-Savage Harbour

-Sea View


-South Pinette


-St. Marys Road





-Tracadie Cross




-Wheatley River

Maritime Electric crews are currently out working on the problem. If you are experiencing a power outagen please call 1-800-670-1012.