Weston, Redding and Easton Residents Still Struggling With Sandy’s Consequences

Weston, Redding and Easton Residents Still Struggling With Sandy’s Consequences

Even a week after deadly Hurricane Sandy, life is yet to come back on track in areas like Weston, Easton and Redding. The terrible hurricane brought along strong winds, thunder showers and floods, which have left this areas drastically affected.

It has been reported that over 2,500 residents getting power from Connecticut Light & Power and United Illuminating Company are living without power.

CL&P and UI officials asserted that they are trying to restore the power at least in some areas, as soon as possible as elections have been scheduled to be held tomorrow.

Reports suggest that Monday morning approximately 1,380 of 3,808 customers in Weston, 567 of 3,903 in Redding and 562 of 2,861 in Easton had no power in their houses. However, the officials' efforts have been fruitful enough to bring down the figures from that estimated on Sunday morning.

Bill Quinlan, CL&P Senior Vice President of Emergency Preparedness, said, "Many large area outages have been restored, and crews are diligently working. In some areas, this effort requires that entire sections of the electric distribution system be rebuilt from scratch".

CL&P has introduced a Restoration Estimates website, which will provide detailed information regarding the approximate restoration time of an area.


FrenchTribune Specials

Frog, Toad Species Declared Endangered

Additional protection has been granted to two species of yellow-legged frogs and one species of toad, all of whom dwell in Yosemite National Park, which is located in California. The federal authorities have pronounced that the almost 3,000 square miles of the national park in the state’s Sierra Nevada mountains is the critical habitat for the...

Most Popular

Playing a wind instrument could damage your lungs, UK doctors warn

The UK doctors have warned trumpeters, saxophonists and...

Socio-economic factors define survival among people with multiple myeloma

A study published in Cancer found that it is not race...

Pine Tree Named ‘Adonis’ Is Oldest European Tree in Greece

Greece has been home to the oldest tree in the Europe,...

Vehicle ran over Threatened Green Sea Turtle While it Was Nesting, Probe On

Green turtles that are threatened species need to be...

Poll

Can Greece Come out of Economic Problems: