The hurricane wind left hundreds of thousands of Ontario residents without electricity, reports the publication CityNews.
Toronto Hydro reported that due to strong winds, 6 thousand customers in East York and Scarborough were left without electricity.
Utilities workers hope to eliminate the consequences of the accident in the power system in East York “early Monday morning. When Scarborough’s power supply will resume, it is not yet known. Hydro One said that 24 thousand homes and businesses in southwestern and central Ontario were disconnected.
On Saturday, Environment Canada issued a warning about strong winds in southern Ontario. Wind gusts reached 60 mph.