Outages sweep Quebec during heavy rain, strong winds

MONTREAL—More than 154,000 Hydro-Quebec customers were without power as of early Wednesday evening after heavy rain and strong winds pounded various regions of the province.

Winds of more than 90 km/h were registered at Montreal’s Pierre Elliott Trudeau Airport and at the airport in Longueuil, just south of Montreal.

At the peak of the outages, about 175,000 Hydro-Quebec customers had no power.

Several trees were also knocked down in the Montreal area.


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