Crews proceed to revive energy after sturdy storm sweeps by Maritimes


FREDERICTON—1000’s of Maritimers stay with out energy in the present day after a robust fall storm swept by the area Thursday, bringing downpours, sturdy gusts and downed timber.

By mid-morning, greater than four,400 clients have been nonetheless off the grid in New Brunswick.

NB Energy spokesman Marc Belliveau stated the principle problem was harm attributable to timber making contact with strains.

He stated crews anticipate to have most, if not all, clients reconnected by the tip of the day.

Nova Scotia suffered the biggest variety of outages on the storm’s peak, however solely about 1,000 clients have been nonetheless with out energy by 10 a.m. in the present day.

Forecasters stated sustained winds of about 60 kilometres per hour hit elements of Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and New Brunswick, with some coastal gusts reaching 90 kilometres per hour.

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