Over 600,000 Homes Without Power In Eastern US Due To Storm
Umer Jamshaid 1 month ago Wed 27th October 2021 | 09:10 PM
A powerful coastal storm knocked down trees and left more than 600,000 homes without power in the northeastern United States on Wednesday
New York, (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 27th Oct, 2021 ) :A powerful coastal storm knocked down trees and left more than 600,000 homes without power in the northeastern United States on Wednesday.
The state of Massachusetts was the hardest hit, with 495,000 homes without power as of 9:00 am (1300 GMT), according to the poweroutage.us website.
The National Weather Service called the situation dangerous and warned of hurricane-type gusts of wind and many uprooted trees.
Rhode Island was also badly affected, with 96,000 homes without electricity.
The NWS said the situation should improve toward the end of the day and that the storm "will move farther offshore tonight.
" It drenched the New York region on Monday night and Tuesday before packing winds of almost 100 mph overnight into Wednesday as it headed north.
The storm forced the closure of dozens of schools in New England and brought down power lines and branches, littering some roads with debris.