Excessive winds knock out energy to hundreds throughout the province


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Greater than 55,000 Quebecers have been with out energy Saturday night as violent winds brought on outagesin a number of areas of Quebec. 

On the island of Montreal, there have been 7,377 prospects with out energy. Essentially the most affected areas have been Dollard-des-Ormeaux, the place greater than  1,800 prospects misplaced energy, and Riviére-des-Prairies, the place greater than 1,400 prospects have been at the hours of darkness.

The Lanaudière area was the toughest hit with 17,621 prospects dropping their energy, whereas the outages affected 9,360 prospects within the Montérégie.

Different areas with important outages have been the Laurentians (7,481) and Laval (7,734).