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Several people died after powerful tornadoes swept through parts of southern America, damaging homes, knocking down power lines and blocking roads with uprooted trees. Louisiana and Mississippi have been hit the hardest.
The new measures will make sure the internet does not collapse in Russia even if hostile nations decide to cut it off from the worldwide web completely, lawmakers say.
California authorities ordered 50,000 people to evacuate amid fears that strong winds can make Kincade fire worse. Local power company is planning to cut electricity to 940 homes and businesses to prevent more blaze.
After wreaking havoc and claiming dozens of lives in the Bahamas, the now post-tropical cyclone Dorian made landfall in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia, uprooting trees and power poles, triggering widespread blackouts.
Trains ground to a halt and traffic lights were knocked out after a failure in the UK’s National Grid system left a large area of London and South East England without power, creating transport mayhem during Friday rush hour.
Massive power outages all across Venezuela were likely caused by an “electromagnetic attack,” the government of President Nicholas Maduro said, stressing that authorities are working to restore the service as soon as possible.
Much of Venezuela is suffering from a massive blackout, social media users and local news outlets have reported. Power shortages, which began on Monday morning, have impacted at least 18 states, including the capital, Caracas.
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The Manhattan blackout didn’t stop a Carnegie Hall concert from proceeding, after a choir simply took their performance to the streets instead, thrilling New Yorkers with the impromptu entertainment in the dark.
Parts of Manhattan have suffered a widespread blackout, which affected traffic lights, subway stations, businesses, and tourist attractions all across Midtown and Upper West Side.