Close to 45,000 clients of Hydro-Québec were without power Wednesday night as high winds swept across the province.
said on its website. The electricity producer reported 219 outages across Quebec, up from 203 just after 7 p.m.
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Montérégie was the hardest-hit region, with more than 15,570 customers in the dark. Another 5,368 customers in Montreal suffered the same fate. There were 12 outages in Montreal, Hydro-Québec said.
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