Massive power outage hits Manhattan, New York


Outage Now Being reported by Con Edison following this morning's huge outage in Upper Manhattan. Now the second outages in the Middle Village Loop section of Queens, affecting approximately 5100 customers. Now some type of sonic boom was reported being heard, resulting in a huge power outage in Upper Manhattan. This happened about 5:15 a.m. That 25 minute outage affecting the upper West Side. The Obree side in Harlem power did come back after about 25 minutes, however. There continue to be major transit disruptions and also red lights out as well. Now, Con Edison has not yet pinpointed the cause of these outages, but they are investigating a problem in their transmission system.

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