Saltspring Island man’s video shows windstorm’s hard hit

Since the storm, BC Hydro has been working around the clock to get power back up and running

The Gulf Islands have been badly hit by the windstorm that knocked out power to hundreds of thousands of people in British Columbia on Thursday.

Since the storm, BC Hydro has been working around the clock to get power back up and running, but on Christmas Eve some areas still remained in the dark.

Scott Nyuli of Saltspring Island took this video of what one of the impassible roads on the island still looked like on Saturday.

Many spot outages still remain in the Cowichan Valley, though most of the larger outages had been fixed by Monday evening, and many of the roads that had been closed due to fallen trees and lines had reopened. But much of Saltspring Island still remains without power.

Be Among The First To Know

Sign up for a free account today, and receive top headlines in your inbox Monday to Saturday.

Sign Up with google Sign Up with facebook

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Reset your password

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

A link has been emailed to you - check your inbox.



Don't have an account? Click here to sign up
Pop-up banner image