The Central Susquehanna Valley, which covers a large region of Pennsylvania, has been experiencing a flurry of power outages on Friday with around 1,000 businesses and homes getting impacted due to high-speed winds, according to local US media reports.
The region has been served with a wind advisory, which is set to last till at least 6 pm on Friday, by the National Weather Service in State College. Concerns around further power outages have been piling on as strong winds are expected in the area, which is estimated to range between 20-25 mph with frequent gusts of 50 mph, The Daily Item reported.
Out of the total 17,188 subscribers to PPL, a power supplier giant in Pennsylvania, who have been directly impacted by the power outages in the valley, Montour County accounts for 528 consumers, having the highest tally on the list, according to the power outage map.
Snyder hosts 65 such consumers while Northumberland and Union count 243 and 135 customers, respectively.
Other affected areas in the state of Pennsylvania include Buffalo and East Buffalo Township, which host a total of 244 out of power customers.