power outages

The tree trunk of a fallen tree at Heritage Forest in Qualicum Beach. (Lindsey Genoe photo)

WATCH: High winds uproot large tree along Qualicum Beach forest trail

More than 14,000 BC Hydro customers affected by recent power outage

 

Power outages on Vancouver Island and the Sunshine Coast began early Tuesday morning due to a “potent” weather system moving down the Island and towards the mainland. (BC Hydro)

“Potent” low pressure system brings winds, takes power from Vancouver Island

Over 43,000 customers powerless in Vancouver Island after autumn storm rages

 

Nanaimo Fire Rescue and B.C. Hydro crews are on scene at Bruce Avenue, between Pine and Foster streets after reports of downed power lines. (Nanaimo Fire Rescue Twitter)

Power to south-end Nanaimo neighbourhoods expected to be restored mid-morning

Residents in Bruce Avenue-Pine Street area without power since about 6:30 a.m. Saturday