Sunday, January 12, 2014

Wind & Rain Storm Pounds Region

Nova Scotia Power crews are working to get the lights back on for a few thousand customers still reeling from last night's wind and rain storm. The largest outages being reported in Halifax, Dartmouth and Bedford/ A few hundred residents in Queens county are also waiting for power. Areas affected include Camperdown and Lapland. Streets and driveways were littered with tree branches, compost bins while flooding was reported in a number of areas. Environment Canada had issued wind and rain warnings, but they were lifted earlier this morning. At the height of the storm, nealy 18,000 homes were in the dark.