Monday , June 14 2021

Enel says gusts of wind have caused a power outage in the capital



Víctor Tavera, the market manager of Enel Distribución, said that the cause of power outages in several communes of the Metropolitan Region are "strong gusts of wind concentrated in the eastern sector of the capital, causing trees and large branches." drop in lines and partial cuts of supply occur. "

Users through social networks reported a series of power outages this afternoon.

The problems affect 8 communes, including Las Condes, Lo Barnechea, La Reina, Conchalí and Recoleta.

In Providencia product of the strong wind fell a tree in Ricardo Lyon. Regarding the lack of precautions, Tavera said that "a phenomenon of winds of this magnitude, no one planned". "That sort of thing can happen when there's an overhead power grid, fortunately we were prepared by the heavy rain yesterday."


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