Service Failure

16
Nov
6:27 UTC

Canada Tactical: Power outages ongoing across several areas in Toronto, southwestern Ontario as of overnight hours (local time) on November 16; allot for disruptions

Please be advised

  • Reports indicate that power outages due to inclement weather conditions are being reported across several areas in southwestern Ontario, including Toronto as of the night hours (local time) on November 16.
  • Strong winds have knocked down several trees and caused power grid failures, leaving approximately 230,000 households without power in the province since November 15.
  • Though electricity has been restored to most of the places that experienced outages, power distribution companies are still working to restore electricity in the remaining areas.
  • Environment Canada has issued a wind warning for Toronto and surrounding areas as a cold front passes through the region with gusts of wind of up to 110 kmph being predicted in some areas.

Recommendations

  1. Those operating or residing in Toronto, Ontario on November 16 are advised to allot for possible further power outages due to the inclement weather conditions.  
  2. Take necessary precautionary measures to secure business continuity in the event of continuing power cuts.
  3. Disconnect all surge-prone devices such as computers, televisions, and appliances to prevent potential damage.
COUNTRY RISK LEVEL Low
AFFECTED AREA Toronto, Canada
INCIDENT RISK LEVEL Low
STRENGTH OF SOURCE Credible

Please be advised

  • Reports indicate that power outages due to inclement weather conditions are being reported across several areas in southwestern Ontario, including Toronto as of the night hours (local time) on November 16.
  • Strong winds have knocked down several trees and caused power grid failures, leaving approximately 230,000 households without power in the province since November 15.
  • Though electricity has been restored to most of the places that experienced outages, power distribution companies are still working to restore electricity in the remaining areas.
  • Environment Canada has issued a wind warning for Toronto and surrounding areas as a cold front passes through the region with gusts of wind of up to 110 kmph being predicted in some areas.

Recommendations

  1. Those operating or residing in Toronto, Ontario on November 16 are advised to allot for possible further power outages due to the inclement weather conditions.  
  2. Take necessary precautionary measures to secure business continuity in the event of continuing power cuts.
  3. Disconnect all surge-prone devices such as computers, televisions, and appliances to prevent potential damage.
COUNTRY RISK LEVEL Low
AFFECTED AREA Toronto, Canada
INCIDENT RISK LEVEL Low
STRENGTH OF SOURCE Credible