Power outage in Kaohsiung affects over 8,000 households
Aug 01, 2019GeneralComments Off on Power outage in Kaohsiung affects over 8,000 households
Kaohsiung, 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 staterun 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, 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.