1175 customers including this senior home in Bronx w/out power for 2hrs. Just came back. Due to downed lines. pic.twitter.com/I5P4TsScQj— CeFaan Kim (@CeFaanKim) August 20, 2016
Con Edison says the outages were caused by the weather. The rain that passed through around noon knocked down branches and power lines in the Pelham Gardens section, and a feeder cable burned out.
A total of 1,175 people were without power. As of 8 p.m., the lights were back on.