Nova Scotia

Thousands without power in Nova Scotia after heavy winds and rainfall

Nova Scotia

Parts of Nova Scotia were without power as the province dealt with heavy rainfall and winds Sunday.

Wind and rainfall warnings were in effect for most of the province

Emergency crews in Halifax work to restore power and clear the scene after a tree fell down on North St. on Sunday. (Jeorge Sadi/CBC)

Parts of Nova Scotia continued to be without power into Sunday evening as the province dealt with the aftermath of heavy rainfall and winds.

As of 4:30 p.m., there were 203 outages affecting about 3,700 customers.

Earlier in the day about 14,000 Nova Scotia Power customers were without power, in the Halifax, Annapolis Valley, Lunenburg, Yarmouth, Truro and Antigonish areas, among others.

In Halifax, high winds knocked down a tree at Robie Street and North Street.

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