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.