UPDATE: Several hundred still without power in Lower Mainland

Winds knocked out power in Chilliwack, Abbotsford, Surrey, Delta, Langley and Maple Ridge

UPDATE: 12:45 p.m. According to BC Hydro, 740 are still without power across the Lower Mainland.

Just over 8,200 customers are still without power across the Lower Mainland. Environment Canada data showed that wind speeds reached up to 89 kilometres per hour in parts of the Lower Mainland.

READ: Strong winds expected for Metro Vancouver and Vancouver Island

According to BC Hydro, their crews and contractors worked through the night to restore power. All planned outages for Wednesday have been cancelled as a result. The windstorm knocked down trees, damaged cars and even boats at Sunset Beach.

See BC Hydro’s power outages map here.

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