ملفات اخبار العرب24-كندا: A downed tree, one of many across the province, fell on top of cars in Montreal's Ville-Émard neighbourhood. (Mathieu Wagner/Radio-Canada)
More than half a million Hydro-Québec customers are still without power Saturday morning after strong winds and rain battered the province.
That number is down from nearly a million on Friday.
One death is being attributed to the wind, after a 63-year-old man in Bromont, Que., was struck by a falling tree Friday.
The outages are spread out across the province, but hardest hit is the Montérégie, where more than 100,000 customers are still without power.
In Saint-Hyacinthe, winds gusted to over 100 km/h, toppling the canopy of a gas station.
Just south, in Saint-Pie, the wind tore off the steeple of a church.
In the Montreal area, more than 17,000 hydro customers are still in the dark, with most outages in the Côte-Des-Neiges—Notre-Dame-De-Grâce borough and West Island.
Starting at 9 a.m. Saturday, Côte-Des-Neiges-—Notre-Dame-De-Grâce residents without power can warm up at:
- Saint-Raymond Centre (5600 Upper Lachine Road)
- Centre sportif Côte-des-Neiges (4880 Van Horne Avenue)
- Centre sportif Notre-Dame-de-Grâce (6445 Monkland Avenue)
- CELO (5347 Côte-des-Neiges Road)
Hydro-Québec says it has 1,000 workers on the ground this morning working to restore power.
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