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Power Break: Thousands without electricity in New York and Detroit
There are about 594 interruptions with "The Big Apple" with 12,024 customers who still have no service since 16:00. ET. Most of the remaining interruptions are concentrated in Brooklyn and Queens.
Early Monday morning, 21,555 Edison customers had no electricity, the company said. Of these, 14,000 people live in Brooklyn, including Canarsie, Flatlands, Mill Basin, Old Mill Basin, Bergen Beach, Georgetown and East Flatbush. Another 7500 non-service customers are scattered around the city and Westchester County, according to Con Edison. Electricity came late on Sunday afternoon, just before dark, as a result of high consumption in continuing heat, according to Con Ed. Temperatures rose to 1
00 degrees at the Great Apple weekend, although the rain is expected to cool the area on Monday and lower temperatures to the 1980s, according to the National Meteorological Service.
In southeastern Michigan, at least 250,000 customers, including residents of the Detroit metropolis, started their day without power, according to a Monday morning update by DTE Energy. By 4:00 pm Eastern Time, this number has dropped to 200,000 customers, DTE said in a later report. 19659003]
A major storm swept the power lines on Sunday and initially left 600,000 customers without access to electricity, DTE said. "We expect 90% of all clients to be rebuilt by the end of the day on Tuesday and the remainder by the end of Wednesday," the utility said.
The strong thunderstorms over the weekend surrendered to the lower Michigan sun, where temperatures are expected to reach a pleasant maximum of 78 on Monday, according to the meteorological office.
The Big Apple
In New York, power interruptions hit traffic lights, but as a result, "there are no arrests, there are no summons, there are no reports of any problems," New York Mayor Bill De Blasio said at a press conference Monday . Speaking at the Brooklyn Emergency Command Headquarters, the mayor said that a little more than a week ago in Manhattan there was a power cut "that came from nowhere," and now after the heat wave – "a predictably predictable situation and therefore, can be prevented "- another interruption.
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