Power outage in Kaohsiung affects over 8,000 households

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2019/08/01
By: Wang Shu-fen and Joseph Yeh

Photo courtesy of Taipower

Kaohsiung, Aug. 1 (CNA) A power outage occurred in southern Kaohsiung City Thursday, impacting more than 8,000 households, after lightning hit power lines in the city, according to the state-run power supplier.

The blackout was first reported around 5 p.m. and the power supply was not fully restored until 8:20 p.m., according to Taiwan Power Co. (Taipower, 台電), after it sent personnel to fix the damaged power lines.

The lightning strike came after Kaohsiung was hit by a thunderstorm, leading to flooding in some areas of the port city.     [SOURCE]

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