May 18, 2022

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Winds 90+ km / h, 110,000+ breakdowns: Things get exciting in Quebec

Winds 90+ km / h, 110,000+ breakdowns: Things get exciting in Quebec

Friday, April 15, 2022 at 8:06 pm – Winds are blowing in Quebec this Friday evening.


At about 7 p.m., about 110,000 Hydro-Quebec customers were without electricity. The worst affected areas are Laurentians and Montreal, with more than 60,000 interruptions. Teams are currently deployed on the field to rectify the situation.

Cause strong winds. At Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau Airport in Montreal the maximum speed was 93 km / h at 6:22 pm, with peaks of 80 km / h in the last hours in Monterrey and Lanaudier.

Maximum winds

The cold area associated with the weekend low pressure system is approaching, with winds rising almost everywhere in the territory.

The strongest winds are from two to four o’clock, lasting over southern Quebec until the evening. Already, Montreal is on the lower slope.

Property damage is likely to occur due to these strong winds. Carports can fly and cars can be damaged.


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