Power outages reported accross Greater Victoria
Jan 22 2012
B.C. Hydro is reporting power outages across Greater Victoria.
Parts of North Saanich and Sidney lost power at 6:30 Sunday morning. The outage is affecting 1500 homes and it’s not expected to be restored before 2 p.m. The outage is blamed on a fire.
Other outages reported in Oak Bay and parts of Victoria are affecting approximately 700 homes. Power in these areas is expected to be restored around noon. It’s believed high winds are to blame for some of the outages.
Vancouver Island including Victoria is under a wind warning with Environment Canada predicting winds to 90 km/h with gusts of 110 km/h.