Hydro One restores power to 257K Ontario homes after heavy snow and wind

Hydro One says power continues to recover in Ontario after a power outage caused by recent heavy snowfall and strong winds throughout the state.

As of April 17, power was restored to more than 257,000 customers after a storm on April 14 caused heavy snowfall in northern Ontario and strong winds in other parts of the state on April 15. The company said in a notice. On that stop map..

The storm that struck Ontario caused a power outage for more than 51,000 Hydro One customers. Other serious damages include power line downs, pole breaks, and T-shirt drops onto the line.

Hydro One said in Twitter post On April 16, customers in some of the most devastated areas (Kingston, Bankloft, Blockville, Perth, Tweed, Minden) worked to restore power to an additional 2,700 households. As it continued, it was not powered all night.

David Lebeter, COO of Hydro One, said: statement April 16th.

Andrew Chen


Andrew Chen is a Toronto-based Epoch Times reporter.