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Widespread power cut hits Malta during hot season.

Parts of central Malta experienced power cut that probably caused by high usage of air conditioning systems.
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JCP&L Monmouth County power outage.

Aberdeen was hit hardest by the outage on Monday that affected more than 2,000 of Jersey Central Power & Light customers.
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Power cut for 75 minutes in many areas.

The power disruption affected all extra high voltage supply lines in Pune city.
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Power outage in east Lincoln.

The reason of the power failure in Lincoln, Nebraska is unknown. Some traffic lights were affected as well as people's homes.
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Power failure in Portugal, Cascais.

A power network in Cascais was overload due to heavy use of air conditioning causing a blackout. In Lisbon, temperatures reached 43 degrees Celsius. In Sweden and Finland temperatures hit records.
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Multiple power outages in Northeast Ohio.

Severe weather triggers thousands of power failures in Northeast Ohio - more than 9,000 are in the dark for several hours.
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You can swim again in Connecticut River at Northampton.

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.
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MUHC doctors performed surgery by flashlight during blackout

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.
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Storm knocks out downtown Northampton power

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.
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A power outage causes 'significant' signal failure

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.