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California power shut off

2 million Californians affected due to power shut off which is to continue for five more days

Two million Californians are now without power for the second day. They slammed the PG & E or the Pacific Gas & Electric for shutting off more than 750,000 households in the state of California. The worst issue is the return of power is uncertain, which is expected to continue for a few more days. It is due to the announcement of PG&E that they will resume power only after dangerous weather conditions pass off and after checking all the utility lines for safety. Reason for power shut off by PG & E: Sumeet Singh, vice president of PG & E for community wildfire safety programs, has confirmed large number of outages and also about the potential unknown damages. But she also stated that it would take several days to restore power completely. The power shutoff is due to the National Weather Service caution of winds that could cause blazes in California. They also confirmed that wind gusts of almost 60 mph were recorded on Wednesday night at Mount Diablo […]