Over a million U.S. customers without power from Hurricane Isaias

Source: Xinhua| 2020-08-05 01:06:00|Editor: huaxia

WASHINGTON, Aug. 4 (Xinhua) -- More than one million customers living along U.S. eastern coast were without power from Hurricane Isaias on Tuesday, according to PowerOutage.US.

New Jersey is the most impacted area with more than 325,000 customers facing power shortage. Virginia is a close second, with nearly 300,000, followed by North Carolina, with nearly 230,000, and Maryland and Pennsylvania both over 100,000, said a CNN report.

The Category 1 storm landed near Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina, on late Monday night. High winds and tornadoes are expected to continue to impact the Northeast through Tuesday. Enditem