Massive lightning storm knocks out power for 1.7 million people in one go



 
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A huge storm with more than 21,000 lightning strikes has left an entire Australian state without power – with 1.7 million people affected.
‘No upstream supply from the transmission network. State currently without power,’ state energy provider SA Power Networks said in a statement.
South Australia is the country’s fifth most populous state, with 1.7 million people, and is a major wine producer and traditional manufacturing hub.
The Bureau of Meteorology said a vigorous cold front... read more

 
28 September 2016 in Hot News, Views: 26
Source: Metro
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