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Thousands of Quebec households without power after strong winds blast province

Hydro-Quebec map of outages Sunday November 4, 2018. Hydro-Quebec

Nearly 9,000 Quebec households are without electricity Sunday morning, after strong wings knocked out power lines across the province.

Power has been progressively restored overnight, according to Hydro-Québec. At its peak on Saturday night, the outage affected 35,000 households.

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The regions that are currently the most affected are the Chaudière-Appalaches, Estrie and Gaspésie – Îles-de-la-Madeleine.

In Montreal, a little more than 1,000 homes are still without power.

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Hydro-Québec says its crews are working to fix the issues and are hoping the majority of their clients will have their power back throughout the day.

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To report an outage, dial 1-800-790-2424.

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