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Over 50 Hydro-Québec teams working to restore power across the province

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DH Montreal Staff Oct 30, 2017 7:19 am

Over 50 Hydro-Québec teams are working to restore power across the province after hundreds of outages were caused by today’s wind storm.

“Power outages started early this morning, around 2:00 am, when more than 50 teams were on the job. All regions of the province are affected by blackouts, particularly in Montérégie,” said Hydro-Québec in a statement.

“More than 300 linemen are mobilized to restore service as quickly as possible.”

Hydro-Québec

Hydro-Québec

Over 200,000 customers are still without power.

More outages are expected throughout the day as strong winds continue.

According to Environment Canada, gusts over 90 km/h are expected for several areas in the province.

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DH Montreal Staff

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