Power outage news worldwide, before 2021 (Page 81)

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

For power failure news after 2021 visit one of the following pages:
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Power Outage News in the US
Power Outage News in Canada
Power Outage News in Australia and New Zealand
Power outage news from around the world

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Power outage to 3,000 customers in West Wichita because of a power pole fire.

Pole fire causes power outage in West Wichita

Residents in West Wichita are without power Saturday afternoon.
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Power outage in West Fork may affect the city’s water lines, and as a precaution is asking those within the city limits to restrict their water usage.

West Fork Asks Residents To Go On Water Restrictions During Power Outage

WEST FORK (KFSM) — The city of West Fork has asked its residents to go on water restrictions during a power outage on Thursday afternoon (June 9). James Scanlon, the city’s public works…
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“It looks like the cause was underground cable failure” - that's how rep explains Santa Clarita power outage.

Power outage affects 1,527 customers

Santa Clarita - More than 1,500 customers were left without power Thursday morning in Santa Clarita, according to a spokeswoman for Southern California Edison.
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Wind, lightning and rain have been responsible for numerous power outages since last weekend.

Fallen tree causes power outage in west Fairbanks neighborhoods

FAIRBANKS — A fallen tree on a power line caused a power outage early Wednesday morning, according to Golden Valley Electric Association spokeswoman Corinne Bradish.
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Roseburg power outage was caused by a power interruption at a substation.
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Lots of power outages in Philadelphia, USA. Close to 100,000 people affected. Photo and video reports. The reason - weather.

Storm causes power outages, disrupts SEPTA service

A fast-moving storm has left thousands without power in our area including Six Flags Great Adventure amusement park and disrupted service on SEPTA rails.
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Massive sinkhole in heart of Ottawa causes gas leak, power outage and forces evacuation. Hydro Ottawa was reporting a power outage in the area of Rideau, Besserer, Nicholas, Wellington and Sussex.

Massive sinkhole in heart of Ottawa causes gas leak, power outage and forces evacuation

Hydro Ottawa was reporting a power outage in the area of Rideau, Besserer, Nicholas, Wellington and Sussex affecting 851 customers
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San Luis power outage was caused when a car crashed into a power pole. Authorities now say a drunk driver was behind the wheel.

Power Outage at SLO County Building Threatens Ballot Counting

PG&E official JD Guidi told KCOY 12 that the outage was caused when a car crashed into a power pole on Foothill Boulevard at Santa Rosa Street. Authorities now say a drunk driver was behind the wheel.
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Business says: "Power outage, we are closed until power is restored". Omaha, Nebraska.

UPDATE: Southwest Omaha power outage resolved

OPPD crews responded to a small power outage which affected a few dozen customers in southwest Omaha for several hours on Wednesday morning.
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One monkey cut the power to the whole country! Kenya nationwide #blackout caused by monkey, Nairobi.

Kenya nationwide blackout caused by monkey tripping transformer -KenGen | Agricultural Commodities |

NAIROBI, June 8 (Reuters) - A nationwide blackout that hit Kenya on Tuesday was caused by a monkey tripping a transformer at a hydropower plant, leading to the loss of more than 180 megawatts from the