UPDATED: Snow cuts power to nearly 6,000 in Lower Mainland

BC Hydro says that crews are working to restore electricity

UPDATE: 6 p.m.

Just under 6,000 customers remain without power in the Lower Mainland. The most affected cities include Langley, Abbotsford, Delta and Surrey.

UPDATE 2 p.m.

More than 14,000 customers are without power in the Lower Mainland as of Tuesday afternoon, following at times heavy snowfall in the region.

According to BC Hydro, just over 3,300 customers lost power power in Langley, almost 4,000 customers have lost power on the North Shore and another 2,500 are without electricity in Vancouver.

READ: Snow delays flights, buses and closes uiversities as it blankets Metro Vancouver

In Surrey, almost 1,000 customers are without power and just under 500 customers have none in Delta.

Smaller outages have been reported in Chilliwack, Abbotsford and Hope.

On Vancouver Island, the storm has led to a loss of power at Victoria International Airport and all across the Island.


@katslepian

katya.slepian@bpdigital.ca

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

Just Posted

Sikh millworker lodges human rights complaint against Interfor, again

Mander Sohal, fired from Delta’s Acorn Mill, alleges discrimination based on religion and disability

Police looking for missing teen last seen at Surrey Central bus loop

Surrey RCMP say Daniel Froehlich has been missing since 10 p.m. on Sept. 10

Pedestrian struck and killed by vehicle in Surrey

Investigators were asking anyone who witnessed the incident to come forward

Delta police say no evidence found of shots fired in Tsawwassen

Police received multiple reports of the sound of shots fired in Tsawwassen Sunday night

Hot start to BCHL season ‘a huge positive’ for Surrey Eagles

Team stymied by hot Coquitlam Express goalie in home opener

VIDEO: Liberals make child care pledge, Greens unveil platform on Day 6 of campaign

Green party leader Elizabeth May unveils her party’s platform in Toronto

UVic students killed in Bamfield bus crash were from Winnipeg, Iowa City

Authorities said the two victims were a man and a woman, both aged 18

Safety concerns resurface after fatal bus crash on Vancouver Island

Huu-ay-aht First Nations wants a safe route between Bamfield and Port Alberni

National weather forecasters predict average fall, cold winter

The Weather Network says precipitation will about average in most parts of Canada

Two dead, two in critical condition in highway crash near Campbell River

Highway 19 reopened Sunday night after it was closed in both directions

VIDEO: Vancouver Island mayor details emergency response after fatal bus crash

Sharie Minions says she is ‘appalled’ by condition of road where bus crashed

Conservatives promise tax cut that they say will address Liberal increases

Scheer says the cut would apply to the lowest income bracket

B.C. VIEWS: Cutting wood waste produces some bleeding

Value-added industry slowly grows as big sawmills close

Most Read