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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.
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Power outage in Wellington paralyzed the city

12000 were without power in the capital of New Zealand include Parliament House and the Parliamentary Library, Victoria University's, Wellington's public transport network.
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No compensation for power cuts

There were multiple power cuts in Gosberton and Quadring for a short period of time - at least four significant outages in a month, but compensation unlikely. Most outages were due to problems with underground cables as it is often in the UK.
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When Power outage becomes critical: Family Blames Power Outage For Death Of East New York Woman
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Huge blackout in New York

More than 17,000 left without electricity due to an issue with a high voltage transition line. Monroe and Orleans County most impacted by the power outage are also experiencing high temperatures this week.
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How would you feel to get a blackout during World Cup?

Power cut hits UK as England play Colombia in World Cup with fans in London and Middlesborough missing game
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Power cut kills 60 tropical fish at nursery school

The electricity was being cut off for two days over a weekend in March. When teachers arrived back at work they found fish dead. They 'angry' at the utility for not alerting them to the power cut. Tropical fish need the water to stay at around 27C and rely on pumps to oxygenate the water - with a powercut often causing tropical fish to die.
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Santiago, Chile to reduce traffic problems in case of power outages

A total of 1,041 traffic lights will be supported by external batteries, in order to operate autonomously in case of power outages. In addition, the initiative – in its final stage – contemplated the replacement of halogen lamps to LED.
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Power out in Matua and Whakamarama

More than 4000 properties in Matua and Whakamarama are without power. The reason of the power cut is unknown.