UPDATE: Power restored to roughly 2,000 residents in Sooke

Three main outages reported

Roughly 2,000 Sooke residents were without power Monday as winds wreaked havoc on trees and power lines. But as of 4:30 p.m. B.C. Hydro was reporting all outages in Sooke had been restored.

The largest outage, which affected an area south of Sooke Road and east of Possession Point Road, saw more than 1,000 B.C. Hydro customers go without power for a short period of the afternoon. Power for that area was restored at around 2:30 p.m. but the cause was not disclosed.

Crews were also working on two outages where trees came down across wires at around 9 a.m. Monday. The first area affected was west of Goodridge Road, north of Woodcock Road and east of Lazzar Road. The second was west of Sooke Road, east of Sooke River Road and south of Pandion Place. Roughly 800 B.C. Hydro customers were affected by these two outages with power restored at around 2 p.m.

There is also reports of trees down on Otter Point Road, with single lane alternating traffic in effect.

For a full list of outages or to report an outage, go to bchydro.com/power-outages.

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