Friday power failure causes waste discharge into Conn. River from Northampton treatment plant. Severe weather is being blamed on the electrical failures to several of the treatment plant’s emergency, alarm and pumping systems. As of Sunday disinfection had been restored to the plant.
Can you imagine: it wasn't difficult to find flashlights to finish surgery operations because they expected power failures to hospital. A nearly hour-long blackout at the MUHC superhospital was not the first one. Montreal, Canada.
Small local businesses are suffering from power outages in Northampton. National Grid reported 1,098 outages in Northampton. Power was restored to traffic lights within an hour, and there were no accidents because of the power failure. A tripped transformers could be a cause of the outage.
Several trains running through Nottingham were cancelled due to a "significant" power failure. The power cut affected the signalling systems in the Nottingham area causing cancellations and disruptions to services.