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Power outages continue across Nova Scotia after Thursday storm

Heavy, wet snow and traffic have proved challenging for Nova Scotia Power crews as they work to restore electricity across the province on Nov. 29, 2019. .
Heavy, wet snow and traffic have proved challenging for Nova Scotia Power crews as they work to restore electricity across the province on Nov. 29, 2019. . Nova Scotia Power/Twitter

Nova Scotia Power is working to restore electricity to thousands of customers in areas across the province today.

Just under 20,000 customers were still affected by outages as of 9:30 a.m. after heavy wet snow fell on Thursday.

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The bulk of the outages were in the greater Halifax area, along with parts of Cape Breton.

Several flights were either cancelled or delayed early in the day at Halifax Stanfield International Airport.

Global News Morning Forecast: November 29
Global News Morning Forecast: November 29

A number of schools in the province were also closed for the day.

In the Halifax area that includes: Cavalier Drive School, Halifax West High School, Hammonds Plains Consolidated Elementary, Holland Road Elementary, Millwood Elementary, Musquodoboit Rural High, Musquodoboit Valley Education Centre, Oldfield Consolidated Elementary, O’Connell Drive Elementary and Beaver Bank-Monarch Drive Elementary. 

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This report by The Canadian Press was first published Nov. 29, 2019.