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Over 120,000 People in Canada Left Without Power Due to Hurricane Lee

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A customer in a	de-energized sale room of a store - Sputnik International, 1920, 17.09.2023
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - More than 120,000 people remained without power in Canada on Sunday due to raging Hurricane Lee, according to a website that provides information on power outages across the country.
As of 09:15 GMT, about 105,000 customers remained without power in the eastern provinces of Nova Scotia and more than 11,900 in New Brunswick. In addition, between 1,300 and 1,700 customers were without power in the provinces of Alberta, Ontario and Quebec, according to the website.
Tropical Storm Lee - Sputnik International, 1920, 06.09.2023
Tropical Storm Lee Likely to Turn Into 'Major Hurricane' by Week's End
On Saturday, the New Brunswick government said Hurricane Lee, which was expected to hit the province over the weekend, would continue to affect the region in the near future with rain, winds of 70 kph (43.5 mph) with gusts of 90 to 100 kph and high waves. The government urged residents to stay indoors.
Also on Saturday, US President Joe Biden declared a state of emergency in Massachusetts between September 15 and 17 due to Hurricane Lee.
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