Brief but intense storm causes damage to trees and property, roads and vehicles

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A storm that tore through Greater Sudbury around five p.m. Monday caused power outages and uprooted mature trees. Greater Sudbury Hydro says outages are widespread and crews are working on the problems but there is no estimated time of restoration. A tweet from the company mentioned that Minnow Lake, New Sudbury and Flour Mill were hit particularly hard. The utility is warning people to stay at least 10 metres away from downed lines. As well, Hydro is asking people not to call so that the phone lines are clear for emergencies. It says to use social media to report problems instead.

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Brief but intense storm causes damage to trees and property, roads and vehicles

Brief but intense storm causes damage to trees and property, roads and vehicles thumbnail

A storm that tore through Greater Sudbury around five p.m. Monday caused power outages and uprooted mature trees. Greater Sudbury Hydro says outages are widespread and crews are working on the problems but there is no estimated time of restoration. A tweet from the company mentioned that Minnow Lake, New Sudbury and Flour Mill were hit particularly hard. The utility is warning people to stay at least 10 metres away from downed lines. As well, Hydro is asking people not to call so that the phone lines are clear for emergencies. It says to use social media to report problems instead.

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