According to B.C. Hydro, an outage is affecting 2,200 customers in an area north of Monterey Drive and south of Groveland Drive.

Power out for 4,000 customers in Nanaimo and Lantzville

Winds have knocked out power to about 4,700 homes across B.C. Hydro’s north Island region

It’s been a windy start to the weekend and now 4,000 homes are without power in north Nanaimo and Lantzville.

According to B.C. Hydro, an outage is affecting 2,200 customers in an area north of Monterey Drive and south of Groveland Drive.

“We’ll be responding to an outage affecting 2200 customers in Nanaimo. Once crews arrive we’ll have the latest info on our mobile site,” notes a social media post from B.C. Hydro.

Another outage in Lantzville east of Rena Road and south of Grilse Road is affecting 2,100 customers and is under investigation.

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The wind also affected B.C. Ferries sailings today.

RELATED: B.C. Ferries seeing delays, cancelling sailings due to mechanical and IT issues

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