Clear up, energy restoration efforts proceed after harmful Ontario storm | Globalnews.ca

Clean up, power restoration efforts continue after destructive Ontario storm  | Globalnews.ca

2022-05-25 15:41:13

Crews are working to revive energy to greater than 150,000 Ontario clients who’re nonetheless with out hydro after a lethal storm swept by the province on Saturday.

A minimum of ten folks died and three communities declared states of emergency after the storm that down timber, introduced down energy traces and broken property.

Greater than 98,000 Hydro One clients are nonetheless with out energy.

In Ottawa, the place it’s nonetheless anticipated to be a day or two earlier than all residents get their energy again, a neighborhood college board is reopening colleges which have hydro this morning.

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The Ottawa Carleton District College Board had closed all colleges on Tuesday as the town handled the aftermath of the storm.

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As of Wednesday morning, Hydro Ottawa stated it’s engaged on restoring energy to roughly 65,000 clients.

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