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It's a cold day for the power to go out. Manitoba Hydro says they're working hard to restore power to nearly 10,000 customers who are currently without, but it may take a while. 

Hydro says that a downed line is the cause of the outage.

Update - 12:00 p.m.

Manitoba Hydro says that "major snow removal [is] required to reach affected line and restore power."

That means customers in the Southdale neighbourhood could be without power for as much as six hours.

Customers in other neighbourhoods will be without power for another three to four hours. 


Update - 7:00 p.m.

Manitoba Hydro says that power has been restored to all customers.


Earlier:

The outage is spread across a number of neighbourhoods including Southdale, Niakwa Place, Glenlawn, and Varennes.

Hydro is currently unable to provide an estimated time for repairs, but say that crews are working to resolve the problem.

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The same area was hit without power last week after problems with a transformer.

The temperature in the affected area is currently -26.

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