Fewer than 10 customers still without power on P.E.I.
Thousands were without power for much of Thursday
Fewer than 10 Maritime Electric customers are still waiting for the lights to be turned back on following a surprise wind storm on P.E.I. Thursday.
A spokesperson for the utility said it expects all customers to be reconnected by supper time.
Wind gusts blasted over 100 km/h at Charlottetown Airport at 6 a.m., prompting a hasty wind warning from Environment Canada. Confederation Bridge was shut down entirely for more than two hours, and thousands of customers lost power across central and eastern P.E.I.
At 5:30 a.m. Friday, there were still about 50 customers out, spread across more than 20 different communities.
Northumberland Ferries resumed sailing on its normal schedule at 6:15 p.m. Thursday.