“Worsening weather conditions have caused more blackouts across South Australia, as emergency crews continue to grapple with yesterday’s state-wide blackout.
“Damaging winds toppled about 22 transmission towers in the state’s north, tripping the interconnector with Victoria and shutting off power to the entire state.
“The storm, billed by the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) as a once-in-50-years event, also tore roofs off buildings and brought down trees and powerlines.
“By the early hours of this morning, much of Adelaide’s power had been restored.
“But SA Power Networks relations manager Paul Roberts said more wild weather had seen a further 10,000 customers lose power this morning, including some Adelaide suburbs.”
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