Volatile storm brings heavy rain, high winds
Tantramar area challenged with road closures, fallen trees, power outages
larly, via our social media channels, as we tried to get timely information out to residents,” he said.
Burke thanked the public for their cooperation, both during and after the storm, and for sharing the updates so widely as “it was a great help.”
NB Power, in an emailed statement sent out Monday afternoon, asked residents to continue to remain patient while crews work to repair damage and restore power.
The effects of the storm continued to impact more than 40,000 customers as of Monday and while most were expected to be restored within 24 to 48 hours, it is possible some could be without power as long as 72 hours.
A tree came down on Rectory Lane and a power pole was damaged on the corner of Main Street and Rectory Lane during Saturday night’s storm.
A massive tree blocked Union Street after falling during Saturday night’s wind storm.