Power outage news worldwide, before 2021 (Page 56)

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Thunderstorms that tore through northern Delaware left behind downed tree branches, power outages and closed roads

Some still without power day after severe storm

Thunderstorms caused power outages across northern Delaware. Flooding was expected in urban areas and near small streams
Homes in Bloxwich, Rushall, Goscote and Aldridge were all affected by a power cut in Walsall. The reason for the power cut was a fault with an underground cable. More than 12,000 were left without electricity. The outage happened shortly before an unrelated cable explosion left 5,000 homes around Tipton without power.

12,000 Walsall homes hit by power cut

More than 12,000 homes in Walsall were left without power this morning after a power cut in the borough.
About 1,000 were affected by a power cut in Welwyn Garden City because of an underground cable failure, that has been damaged by a third party.

Nearly 400 Welwyn Garden City properties are affected by power cut

Nearly 400 properties in Welwyn Garden City are still being affected by this morning’s power cut.
A Mercedes hit cables and conductors in the city Swansea centre, with a man, 32, arrested on suspicion of drink driving. Power was cut off to 7,600 homes.

Swansea Mercedes crash cut off power to 7,600 homes - BBC News

Power to 7,600 Swansea homes was cut off after a car crashed into an electricity substation, police say.
Sharjah, UAE residents leave shops and homes during power outage following fire at Sewa power station. Parts of Buhairah Corniche were also without power for more than two hours. "I hope the power will be restored before the refrigerated items get spoilt" said Muinuddin, a grocery worker.

Fire breaks out in Sharjah sub-power station

Sharjah residents leave shops and homes during power outage following fire at Sewa power station
Residents in the Hallow Road area of Worcester are worries after a power cut caused by an explosion at an electricity substation near Gheluvelt Park: "The power went off in all the houses and you could hear the burglar alarms going off up and down the road. The power is still off now, and I hope they get it fixed before the freezer defrosts".

Power cut follows explosion at electrical substation near Gheluvent Park

HOUSES in the Hallow Road area of Worcester are without power after a reported explosion at an electricity substation near Gheluvelt Park.
A power cut affected nearly 600 properties in Sixfields, Northampton. The outage caused by a fire at an electrical substation.

Loud bang and fire next to restaurant in Sixfields, Northampton causes power cut

Hundreds of properties were left without power after a fire broke out an an electrical substation in Sixfields, Northampton this evening. Firefighters were called to the substation next to Bella...
Chenango Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the scene after a report of vehicle struck a utility pole, causing wires to be strewn across the road and knocking out power to multiple businesses and residents in both the City and Town of Norwich.

Rt. 12 MVC causes power outage, leads to arrest

Submitted Photo NORWICH A one-vehicle accident occurred northbound on State Route 12 in the Town of Norwich on Sunday evening, July 17. After the initial call came in, a...
Massillon firefighters responded to a report of smoke in Marc's. The store lost power from a transformer in the basement under the plaza. Perry Township firefighters responded to a tree that knocked down power lines.

Massillon Marc's reopens after power outage; Perry reports lines down

A storm Monday morning knocked out power to thousands of Stark County customers including Marc's in Massillon. Power was steadily being restored
Storms caused power outages in the following areas: Calhoun County, Alabama - 1,900 customers; Leroy Township - 1,300; Urbandale, Washington Heights and Battle Creek - 1,800 people.

Power outage update: 1,900 still out

More than 1,900 Consumers Energy customers in Calhoun County still were without power at 2 p.m. after a severe thunderstorm overnight.