Strong winds, fallen branches leave more than 300,000 Quebecers without power

Fallen branches hitting transmission strains have left thousands of Quebecers without electrical energy this weekend.  

As of 9:FORTY SIX a.m. Sunday, a few 309,000 customers were without energy, and a couple of can have to wait till Monday before it is restored, in step with Caroline Desrosiers, a spokesperson for Hydro-Québec. 

Atmosphere Canada issued freezing rain and wind warnings on Saturday morning for southern Quebec, including Châteauguay, Laval, Longueuil, Montreal and Quebec City. 

The regions most influenced via power outages are the Montérégie, Montreal and the Laurentians, with carrier interruptions additionally stated in Quebec City and Saguenay. 

“presently we now have over TWO HUNDRED teams around the province, and now we have extra teams coming to assist out to re-establish power,” Desrosiers instructed CBC Montreal’s All in a Weekend. 

Until crews determine the precise reason behind the provider interruptions, she says she’s not able to confirm while shoppers can expect electricity to go back. 

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