Nearly 4,000 BC Hydro customers in Langley are without power as a windstorm moves through the community on Nov. 17, 2020. (BC Hydro)

Nearly 4,000 BC Hydro customers in Langley are without power as a windstorm moves through the community on Nov. 17, 2020. (BC Hydro)

VIDEO: Windstorm hits Langley, nearly 8,000 BC Hydro customers without power

Crews are yet to be assigned to some outages

As Tuesday’s projected windstorm moves through Langley thousands are left without power.

Just after 10:30 a.m., nearly 3,500 BC Hydro customers experienced a power outage in the area south of 58th Avenue, west of 240th Street, east of 192nd Street, and north of 16th Avenue.

The cause of the outage is under investigation and a hydro crew has been assigned.

No word yet when power will be restored to the area.

In North Langley and the Clayton Heights area of Surrey, about 4,400 customers were without power starting at 10:55 a.m. due to the wind storm. Crews were en route.

Langley School District reported that power was out at James Hill Elementary but classes were continuing as normal.

Also, another 450 BC Hydro customers are without power in the area east of 201st Street, west of 203rd Street, south of Industrial Avenue, north of 56th Avenue.

The outage was recorded at 10:40 a.m.

A crew has not yet been assigned to the area; the cause of the power outage is under investigation.

A power failure struck part of the Allard Crescent area near the Fraser River, and the Fort village itself was also seeing a power failure, where about 1,000 customers were in the dark.

Another failure affecting more than 1,500 customers affected eastern Walnut Grove and extended south across the Trans Canada Highway, covering much of eastern Willoughby and Glover Road.

Brookswood saw another power failure due to a tree down across wires, with about 728 customers withut power as of 10:26 a.m., between 200th and 208th Streets and 42nd to 32nd Avenues.

South Aldergrove had a smaller failure affecting about 67 customers between 248th and 256th Streets and between 8th Avenue and 12th Avenue.

And finally, 24 hydro customers in between the 5100 – 5300 block of 234 Street, and 23400-block 52 Avenue are without power as well.

The power has been out since 9:52 a.m.

The cause of the outage is under investigation; a hydro crew has been assigned.

No details yet on when power will be restore.

Story will continue to be update.


@JotiGrewal_
joti.grewal@blackpress.ca

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

BCHydroLangleypower outages

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

Langley RCMP issued a $2,300 fine to the Riverside Calvary church in Langley in the 9600 block of 201 Street for holding an in-person service on Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020, despite a provincial COVID-19 related ban (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
BREAKING: Langley church fined for holding in-person Sunday service

Calvary church was fined $2,300 for defying provincial order

(Black Press Media files)
‘Potentially damaging’ winds expected in Metro Vancouver

Wind is expected to pick up late Sunday night

A hand-drawn ‘stairway to heaven’ was part of an memorial left for a cyclist who died from a medical emergency near 206 Street and 66 Avenue on Friday, Nov. 27, 2020 (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Children leave memorial for cyclist who died in Langley

‘Hope you make it to heaven’ the note reads

B.C. Premier John Horgan speaks to reporters from B.C. legislature. (B.C. government/Special to The Star)
Ryan’s Regards: You’re not a lesser person

Premier Horgan’s simple words about the virus are necessary for all to hear

(Dave Landine/Facebook)
VIDEO: Dashcam captures head-on crash between snowplow and truck on northern B.C. highway

Driver posted to social media that he walked away largely unscathed

Black Press Media and BraveFace have come together to support children facing life-threatening conditions. Net proceeds from these washable, reusable, three-layer masks go to Make-A-Wish Foundation BC & Yukon.
Put on a BraveFace: Help make children’s wishes come true

Black Press Media, BraveFace host mask fundraiser for Make-A-Wish Foundation

A Canadian Pacific freight train travels around Morant’s Curve near Lake Louise, Alta., on Monday, Dec. 1, 2014. A study looking at 646 wildlife deaths along the railway tracks in Banff and Yoho national parks in Alberta and British Columbia has found that train speed is one of the biggest factors. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn
Study finds train speed a top factor in wildlife deaths in Banff, Yoho national parks

Research concludes effective mitigation could address train speed and ability of wildlife to see trains

A airport worker is pictured at Vancouver International Airport in Richmond, B.C. Wednesday, March 18, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Canada extends COVID restrictions for non-U.S. travellers until Jan. 21 amid second wave

This ban is separate from the one restricting non-essential U.S. travel

Cannabis bought in British Columbia (Ashley Wadhwani/Black Press Media)
Is it time to start thinking about greener ways to package cannabis?

Packaging suppliers are still figuring eco-friendly and affordable packaging options that fit the mandates of Cannabis Regulations

The Abbotsford Police Department is investigating a shooting on Adair Avenue on Saturday night. (Photo by Dale Klippenstein)
Drive-by shooting in Abbotsford targeted home with young children, police say

Investigators believe home was mistakenly targeted by assailants

Menno Place. (Google Street View image.)
B.C. care home looks to hire residents’ family members amid COVID-19-related staff shortage

Family would get paid as temporary workers, while having chance to see loved ones while wearing PPE

(File photo)
Vancouver police warn of toxic drug supply after 7 people overdose at one party

Seven people between the ages of 25 to 42 were taken to hospital for further treatment.

A man walks by a COVID-19 test pod at the Vancouver airport in this undated handout photo. A study has launched to investigate the safest and most efficient way to rapidly test for COVID-19 in people taking off from the Vancouver airport. The airport authority says the study that got underway Friday at WestJet’s domestic check-in area is the first of its kind in Canada. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO, Vancouver Airport Authority *MANDATORY CREDIT*
COVID-19 rapid test study launches at Vancouver airport for departing passengers

Airport authority says that a positive rapid test result does not constitute a medical diagnosis for COVID-19

Most Read