Power is back on for the majority of the 2,500 Greater Victoria homes and businesses left in the dark Thursday morning.
As of 1:30 p.m., close to 600 BC Hydro customers remain affected across the region, down from 2,500 earlier in the day.
The largest outage is a planned one, stretching between Shirley and Jordan River. There, 515 customers are scheduled to be without power until 4 p.m.
In the 700-blocks of Station Avenue and Meaford Avenue in Langford, a second planned outage is impacting another 70 customers. There, power should also return by 4 p.m.
Finally, fewer than five homes have been impacted by an unplanned outage in the 2600-block of Horler Place in Langford since noon. Crews are on site, but the cause remains under investigation and no time has been set for power to return.
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