power outages

A Ukrainian serviceman flies a drone during an operation against Russian positions, Kherson region of southern Ukraine, Saturday, Nov. 19, 2022. (AP Photo/ Bernat Armangue)

Shells hit near nuclear plant; Blackouts roll across Ukraine

Both Russia and Ukraine blame each other for the attack

 

Power lines are seen against cloudy skies near Murvale, Ont. northwest of Kingston, Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2022. Power outages stretched into a second day for tens of thousands of BC Hydro customers, as crews continued to repair the damage caused by Friday’s fierce storms throughout British Columbia’s south coast.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Snowfall warnings span B.C.’s southern Interior, power mostly back on after storm

10 to 15 cm expected in Interior communities, potential for more along mountain passes

 

Power lines are seen against cloudy skies near Murvale, Ont. northwest of Kingston, Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2022. Power outages stretched into a second day for tens of thousands of BC Hydro customers, as crews continued to repair the damage caused by Friday’s fierce storms throughout British Columbia’s south coast.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Thousands remain without power after B.C. windstorm, snow in the forecast

Parts of Metro Vancouver could see some wet snow, Environment Canada says

 

BC Hydro reports that a power outage is currently affecting 250 customers near Summerland. (Photo- BC Hydro)

Power outage near Summerland affecting 250 BC Hydro customers

The power has been out since 2:14 a.m.

BC Hydro reports that a power outage is currently affecting 250 customers near Summerland. (Photo- BC Hydro)
The BC Hydro outage map as it looked at 8 a.m. Nov. 5. (BC Hydro)

Strong wind, heavy rain knock out power to tens of thousands in B.C.

BC Hydro reports as of 4 a.m., nearly 175,000 customers without electricity on the southwest coast

The BC Hydro outage map as it looked at 8 a.m. Nov. 5. (BC Hydro)
294 people are without power in Westbank (Photo - Google Maps)

Lights back on for Westside residents

The power has been out since 10:15 a.m.

294 people are without power in Westbank (Photo - Google Maps)
A power outage in Vernon is affecting 1,751 customers Friday, Nov. 4, 2022. (BC Hydro photo)

Power out for more than 1,700 Vernon businesses and residents

Power in an area of Vernon has been off since 10:26 a.m.

A power outage in Vernon is affecting 1,751 customers Friday, Nov. 4, 2022. (BC Hydro photo)
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UPDATE: Power restored in Kelowna’s Mission

Over 1,000 customers affected during snowy conditions

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Power outage in Lake Country on Oct. 31, 2022 (BC Hydro)

Lights back on in Lake Country

Power is expected to be restored by 5:30 p.m.

Power outage in Lake Country on Oct. 31, 2022 (BC Hydro)
Pedestrians carry umbrellas as light rain falls in Surrey, B.C., on Friday, October 21, 2022. BC Hydro says electricity has been restored to most of its more than 100,000 customers blacked out during the first powerful storm of British Columbia’s late-arriving fall, but forecasters warn more foul weather is on the way. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

New storm approaches B.C., as province cleans up after first powerful fall tempest

Only 1,200 homes and businesses, most in north-central B.C., remained in the dark early Friday

Pedestrians carry umbrellas as light rain falls in Surrey, B.C., on Friday, October 21, 2022. BC Hydro says electricity has been restored to most of its more than 100,000 customers blacked out during the first powerful storm of British Columbia’s late-arriving fall, but forecasters warn more foul weather is on the way. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Cpl. Owen Donovan of the Cape Breton Highlanders removes brush under the direction of Nova Scotia Power officials along Steeles Hill Road in Glace Bay, N.S., Monday, Sept. 26, 2022. Defence Minister Anita Anand says there are now 700 military members in Atlantic Canada helping with the cleanup after post-tropical storm Fiona left much of the region in tatters. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Vaughan Merchant

Some in P.E.I. and Nova Scotia won’t get electricity back until next week: utilities

Storm knocked out power to more than 500,000 homes and business in the four Atlantic provinces

Cpl. Owen Donovan of the Cape Breton Highlanders removes brush under the direction of Nova Scotia Power officials along Steeles Hill Road in Glace Bay, N.S., Monday, Sept. 26, 2022. Defence Minister Anita Anand says there are now 700 military members in Atlantic Canada helping with the cleanup after post-tropical storm Fiona left much of the region in tatters. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Vaughan Merchant
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Planned power outage for Kelowna’s Mission

Outage will affect area of Gordon Drive

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UPDATE: Power restored to almost 3,000 customers in Westbank

BC Hydro says 496 customers are without power

(BC Hydro)
Police in Vernon are warning the public about a text-messaging scam currently circulating in the community Friday, April 22, 2022. (File image)

TELUS plans outage for customers in the Keremeos area

Customers will be unable to make 911 calls

Police in Vernon are warning the public about a text-messaging scam currently circulating in the community Friday, April 22, 2022. (File image)
The map showing the current outage in Kelowna. (FortisBC)

UPDATE: Power restored on Kelowna’s east side

The outage began around 8:45 p.m.

The map showing the current outage in Kelowna. (FortisBC)
(Photo by: Jaimie Grafstrom)

Power restored to areas across the Okanagan-Shuswap following storm

Environment Canada issues a severe thunderstorm warning on Thursday

(Photo by: Jaimie Grafstrom)
Power outage in part of Lake Country Aug. 7. (BC Hydro outage map)

UPDATE: Power restored to more than 1,000 Lake Country customers

Power came on about 1:30 p.m.; was off for approximately four hours

Power outage in part of Lake Country Aug. 7. (BC Hydro outage map)
More than 30,00 FortisBC customers were affected at the height of the short power outage. (Photo/FortisBC)
More than 30,00 FortisBC customers were affected at the height of the short power outage. (Photo/FortisBC)
Northwest B.C. communities were without Telus services June 7 due to a damaged cable. (Google Maps)

UPDATE: Leave it to beaver

A beaver felled the tree that caused a service outage in B.C.’s northwest June 7

Northwest B.C. communities were without Telus services June 7 due to a damaged cable. (Google Maps)
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Collision knocks out power in West Kelowna neighbourhood

53 customers were without power on the morning of May 27

(Google Maps)