Friday , December 3 2021

Heavy ice cuts power to thousands of people in southwest Manitoba


Nearly 5,000 homes and businesses in southwest Manitoba are held responsible for ice and ice due to power outages.

Sunday morning tweeted, "Due to the weight of the ice with a series of lines of power lines and extensive ice."

Manitoba Hydro tweeted that the outage began at 7 am. Saturday night. More than 4,700 customers were still weak on Sunday morning at 1:45. Sunday this number fell to 3,174.

Manitoba Hydro said there were extra crews on Sunday, clearing the line of ice and frosts, and fixing rolling lines.

Manitoba Hydro teams are dealing with thick frost on lines and poles. (Posted by Manitoba Hydro / Twitter)

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