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Surprise US snowstorm late in the year leaves lakhs without power

The Free Press Journal | 20/04/2022 03:57 PM | Click to read full article

A late-season winter storm system swept through the Northeast US on April 19, bringing strong winds and over a foot of snow to some areas, leaving more than 3,00,000 customers without electricity across five states.

There were 3,07,305 customers without power in New York, Pennsylvania, Maine, Vermont, and New Hampshire at around 10 am (ET), according to PowerOutage.us, a website that tracks and aggregates outages.