The St. John’s Regional Fire Department and crews from Newfoundland Power are responding to a number of power outages and downed lines around the capital region.
According to Newfoundland Power’s website, there are currently outages in parts of Paradise, Donovan’s Industrial Park, The Commonwealth Avenue area of Mount Pearl, Stavanger Drive, White Hills Road and Virginia Park areas of St. John’s.
The website blames severe weather conditions for the outages.
Other areas of the province are also without power.
In Central Newfoundland, Musgrave Harbour, Durrells, Frederickton, Carmanville, George’s Point, Noggin Cove, Main Point and Harris Point are all said to be experiencing blackouts.
These outages are blamed either on poor weather or are still under investigation.