Nova Scotia

Windy Saturday night caused power outages for thousands

Early on Sunday morning, the number of outages was over 6,000.

Majority of outages were reported from from Wolfville to Bridgetown

Thousands of Nova Scotians were without power on Sunday morning. (CBC)

Hundreds of people were left without electricity on Sunday after major winds swept through the province overnight.

Majority of customers had their power restored by 6:30 p.m.

As of 6:32 p.m. there were only 17 customers without power.

Early on Sunday morning, the number of outages was over 6,000.

Most of the outages were reported between Wolfville and Bridgetown and in Digby.

At around 3 a.m. on Sunday, Environment Canada issued a gale warning for much of the Atlantic and Fundy coasts.

Marine Atlantic cancelled its crossings between North Sydney and Port aux Basques scheduled to leave on Saturday night and Sunday morning. 

Those crossings have been rescheduled for 11:15 p.m. and 11:45 p.m. on Sunday night, weather permitting.

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