Windstorm knocks out power for 10,000 in north and central B.C.

Power slowly being restored, BC Hydro says

Power is out for nearly 10,000 customers in B.C.’s north, central Interior and Cariboo regions, according to BC Hydro.

As of 3 p.m. Tuesday, people in 100 Mile House, Williams Lake, Quesnel, Prince George, Vanderhoof, and Burns Lake are without electricity because of a morning wind storm.

In the Williams Lake area, power has been restored to all, except for buildings along a length of Dog Creek Road and in the community of Dog Creek.

There were still multiple outages east of Lac La Hache, 108 Mile Ranch and 105 Mile House.

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