BC Hydro crews are responding to multiple power outages around Greater Victoria Saturday morning. (BC Hydro)

Multiple power outages around Victoria keep BC Hydro crews busy

Wind storm knocks out power to areas of Metchosin, Colwood, Langford, Saanich, Oak Bay, Sidney

A wind storm is keeping BC Hydro crews busy Saturday morning as they respond to multiple power outages around Greater Victoria.

At 7 a.m. Saturday morning, 15,172 people in southern Vancouver Island are without power.

RELATED: Snowfall warning ends, wind warning remains: Environment Canada

Colwood, Langford and Metchosin have been hit hard with one area showing 1,667 without power, another with 964 and a third with 1415 out of power since 1:45 a.m.

In Cordova Bay, 885 have been without power since 11:26 p.m. due to a wire down.

An outage is affecting 1900 customers in Oak Bay and Cadboro Bay area.

Trees down across wires in Sidney has 1,066 people without power.

To get updates on the power outages, visit BC Hydro’s outage map.

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