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More than 14,000 BC Hydro customers affected by recent power outage
UPDATED: Power restored to most after wind leaves thousands without power on Vancouver Island, including schools
Fall windstorm with winds up to 85 km/hour
‘The Aug. 13 planned power outage came at the worst possible time for our tourism operators’
To keep crews and the public safe, power must be switched off while BC Hydro completes the work.
The power outage started at 1:18 p.m. and lasted until 3:00 p.m.
Power surges caused flickering lights across the City and sirens at CFB Esquimalt