– Stormy weather in the northeast United States led to a power outage in this part of the country, hundreds of thousands of people were left without electricity, said Monday the Agency AP.
A local company that provides electricity, said that in Connecticut remained without electricity more than 150 thousand clients, more than 130 thousand people in the States of Rhode island and Massachusetts.
In the message the AP notes that on the night of Monday in the region was struck by heavy rains and strong winds, which were damaged power lines.
Restoration work is complicated by the flooding in some areas. Local authorities have warned citizens about the likelihood of the continuation of stormy weather.