Alert for power outages in Uruguay after heavy rains

According to Uruguay's National Administration of Power Plants and Electric Transmissions (UTE), officials are deployed in several cities to restore service.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - After registering in Montevideo in just one hour its monthly average of rainfall, the public company According to Uruguay's National Administration of Power Plants and Electric Transmissions (UTE), reported that around 6 PM (local time), roughly 14,000 customers remain affected throughout the country.

"Likewise, 300 damaged columns have been identified, and problems persist in seven flooded substations as a result of the storm," the company said after an . . .

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