Power outage news worldwide, before 2021 (Page 66)

Go to the main page Power outage news from around the world (before 2021) to see power blackouts around the world before 2021.

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Power outages in Wichita Kansas are quite often. This time an equipment malfunction caused a small fire at the Westar’s substation which was under control quickly and did not injure anyone. However, a power outage map showed around 8,000 customers without power.

Substation issue causes large power outage in northeast Wichita

Westar crews worked overnight to fix an equipment issue at a substation which caused a large power outage
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A really huge power outage - 137,000 people - hits Minnesota. VIDEO report. Widespread tree damage was reported between South Haven and Annandale, where gusts topped 71 mph. Xcel Energy reported outages from Paynesville through the Twin cities to the St. Croix River.

Thousands Without Power, Storm Cleanup Continues

Severe thunderstorms packed a punch throughout the Twin Cities Tuesday knocking out power, downing trees and causing flash flooding...
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More than 800 power outages had been reported in Burke County and the surrounding areas a powerful thunderstorm. The warning cautioned that winds could reach 60 miles per hour and nickel-sized hail was possible. Flooding was expected in drainage ditches and low-lying areas. The largest outage area was in Nebo and Bridgewater.

Damage, power outages reported in area after severe thunderstorm

A powerful thunderstorm blew through the Burke County area Tuesday afternoon, downing trees and snapping power lines.
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Power outage in Toledo, Ohio left 5,600 people without power and caused traffic problems.

Power outage is causing traffic light outage

Police say a power outage is causing traffic lights to go down near S. Reynolds Road and Airport Hwy.
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An underground cable fault caused a huge power cut in Stockport, Manchester, UK. The high voltage fault initially cut out power for 2,217 customers living in the Romiley.

More than 1,800 homes affected by huge powercut in Stockport

Engineers have been able to restore electricity to some homes and are working to fix the problems
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Shelby County, Alabama affected by a power outage. Traffic lights in the area are out. Be careful!

Power outage affects traffic signals on Highway 280 in Inverness area

A power outage in the Inverness area of Highway 280 is affecting traffic signals, ALDOT says.
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Excavation works will definitely cause power outages if a driver cut the line. A dump truck driver in Morristown, New Jersey USA caused power outage to about 1,500 customers. The Morris County courthouse was affected, with lights flickering for about 10 seconds before power went out completely.

Power outage in Morristown after truck pulls down lines

A dump truck driver helping with excavation at the Mill Creek apartments pulled down power lines.
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Almost 10,000 people in Kansas city experienced a power outage because of a transformer problem.

KCP&L’s power outage in Lee’s Summit blamed on transformer

The morning power disruption hit about 9,200 Lee’s Summit customers of Kansas City Power & Light Co. and was followed by a second, short interruption of service.
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A "high voltage fault" in the Coniston and Hawkshead area has left some South Cumbria (UK) residents without electricity. A power cut which affected almost 800 homes.

Power cut still affecting homes in South Cumbria

A POWER cut which affected almost 800 homes is still believed to have left some South Cumbria residents without electricity.
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Failed equipment caused power outage in Columbia, Missouri USA.

Failed equipment led to power outage

The cause of a power outage that affected about 1,100 Columbia Water & Light customers from Sunday night into Monday morning was failed equipment, said Connie Kacprowicz, spokeswoman for the city utility.