of southern Australia is without power after violent storm

of southern Australia is without power after violent storm

Photo: AFP

A large part of southern Australia is without power as a result of severe storms accompanied by heavy thunderstorms. Almost all of the 1.6 million inhabitants of the state of South Australia are devoid of electricity.

According to the power company going to the disturbance until at least Thursday morning (local time) to complete.

The government of the state has in place a alarm system set up. The hospitals and other emergency responders are the first to flow will be helped.

Residents it is recommended that radios with batteries to buy so that overheidsadviezen can be followed. One of the consequences is also that the mobieletelefoonverkeer gradually everywhere fails because the cell towers quickly by their necessary stroomvoorraad hit.

Video: of south Australia without power by storm


Many flights to and from Adelaide Airport are cancelled or delayed because of the power failure. Also, the police motorcyclists warned to not on the road, because traffic lights are not functioning.

Storm and lightning, under a large power station in Port Augusta scuttled by their crews. It is for the first time in fifty years that such a power outage was reported.

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