Power outages

Kaylee Collin, right, and Spencer Stone walk through water along North Avenue in Camp Ellis in Saco, Maine on Sunday, March 4, 2018. The coastal neighborhood as well as other parts of the southern Maine coast were flooded for the third day in a row on Sunday. (Gregory Rec/Portland Press Herald via AP)
March 05, 2018 - 2:02 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of homes and businesses from Virginia to New England remained without power Monday, several days after a major nor'easter struck the East Coast, and with another storm bearing down. Residents faced a massive cleanup Monday following the storm, which was blamed...
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FILE - In this Feb. 27, 2018 file photo, a police officer stands outside the Trump Ocean Club International Hotel and Tower in Panama City. The hotel remains open for business against a backdrop of service interruptions, bad press and a fight over Trump’s management contract that ended in fisticuffs and repeated police calls last week. “This isn’t what you expect from a luxury hotel,” one guest was heard fuming when told Thursday, March 1, that access to running water would not be restored for hours. (AP Photo/Arnulfo Franco)
March 04, 2018 - 3:31 pm
PANAMA CITY (AP) — If you can overlook the intermittently running water, Friday's four-hour power outage and occasional police presence in the lobby, the Trump hotel in Panama City retains its status as one of the city's finest. The hotel remains open for business against a backdrop of service...
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A large wave crashes into a seawall in Winthrop, Mass., Saturday, March 3, 2018, a day after a nor'easter pounded the Atlantic coast. Officials in eastern Massachusetts, where dozens of people were rescued from high waters overnight, warned of another round of flooding during high tides expected at midday. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
March 03, 2018 - 9:36 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Utility workers in the Northeast are racing to restore power to more than 1.5 million homes and businesses days after a powerful nor-easter caused flooding and wind damage from Virginia to Maine. Conditions slowly improved on Saturday as the cleanup of snapped trees, damaged...
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People stand at the entrance to a pizza shop as water floods a street, in Scituate, Mass., Friday, March 2, 2018. A major nor'easter pounded the East Coast on Friday, packing heavy rain and strong winds as residents from the mid-Atlantic to Maine braced for coastal flooding. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
March 02, 2018 - 4:53 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on a major late-winter storm pounding the East Coast (all times local): 5:45 p.m. An 11-year-old boy in New York state is the fifth person reported killed by downed trees in a fierce winter storm bringing high winds and heavy rain to the East Coast. A tree crashed through a...
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This image made from a video, shows a house damaged by Cyclone Gita in Nuku’alofa, Tonga Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018. Thousands of Tonga residents face a long wait for power and other services to be restored after a cyclone tore through the Pacific nation this week. (TVNZ via AP)
February 14, 2018 - 1:17 am
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Thousands of Tonga residents face a long wait for power and other services to be restored after a cyclone tore through the Pacific nation this week. More details emerged Wednesday about the damage caused by Cyclone Gita after it hit the main island Monday night just...
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February 12, 2018 - 2:41 am
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — An explosion and fire at an electric substation threw much of northern Puerto Rico into darkness late Sunday in a setback for the U.S. territory's efforts to fully restore power more than five months after Hurricane Maria started the longest blackout in U.S. history...
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People walk next to a fallen branch due to heavy snowfall on a tree in the Botanical Garden in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018. Heavy snow has struck the Moscow region, as people struggle to make their way through large snowdrifts. (AP Photo/Maxim Marmur)
February 04, 2018 - 9:01 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Heavy snow and freezing rain have knocked down thousands of trees in the Russian capital and one person is reported to have been killed. The Sputnik news agency said Sunday that the snowfall which began Saturday downed power lines in the Moscow region, interrupting electricity for...
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In this Feb. 1, 2018 photo, rescue workers prepare to rescue more than 900 miners from the Sibanye-Stillwater's Beatrix mine near Welkom, South Africa. The miners were brought to the surface Friday Feb. 2 2018 after a power failure, caused by a severe storm Wednesday had prevented lifts from bringing the night shift to the surface. (AP Photo)
February 02, 2018 - 1:28 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — At least 900 miners who were trapped in a South African mine for more than 24 hours after a power outage have been safely evacuated. The Sibanye-Stillwater company, which manages the Beatrix gold mine in Free State province, said Friday that the miners will have medical tests...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
January 16, 2018 - 10:42 pm
Ice on power lines and icy tree limbs falling have knocked out electricity to more than 10,000 customers across Southeast Louisiana. As of 10:30pm Entergy reported the following outages: JEFFERSON 60 ORLEANS 1,268 ST. BERNARD 7,308 There were smaller numbers of outages in other parishes. CLECO...
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The central hall at the Las Vegas Convention Center is evacuated after a power outage during CES International, Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
January 10, 2018 - 5:10 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — What happens to all those internet-connected refrigerators, robots and other devices when the power goes out? Thousands of people attending the world's biggest consumer technology show got a chance to test the battery life of the latest gadgets Wednesday when some showrooms and...
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