BC Hydro is currently working to restore power for more than 20,000 customers in the Lower Mainland

Power restored to thousands in the Lower Mainland

Several of the outages due to downed trees on hydro wires

More than 20,000 customers were without power in the Lower Mainland Saturday morning.

At one point, 20,235 customers were affected in the morning due to the windstorm.

Several of the outages were due to downed trees on hydro wires.

READ ALSO: Power outage at Surrey pump station leaves residents without water for several hours

At the peak of the windstorm, BC Hydro said there was about 52,000 customers without power across the province.

BC Hydro says the windstorm hit the Fraser Valley “pretty hard,” as well as southern Vancouver Island, the Gulf Island, Squamish and Pemberton.

For a full list of the outages, click here.

Currently, there is a strong wind warning in effect for the Fraser Valley.

READ ALSO: Strong wind warning in effect for Fraser Valley, including Chilliwack and Abbotsford



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