Severe weather causes island-wide black out

Portions of New Providence were without power for more than six hours Sunday evening, after most of the island experienced a black out.

McMahon Campbell, Bahamas Power and Light’s (BPL) public relations manager told Eyewitness News yesterday, that the power outage was attributed to severe lightening, which caused a “trip” at the Clifton Pier power plant around 5:50 p.m.

He reported that restoration efforts had begun and light was restored early Monday morning.