Following Maritimes’ severe storm, power has been restored to many of the thousands

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Yarmouth (N.S.): Following a messy storm that swept across Maritimes, power has reportedly been restored Sunday morning for many of the thousands who were without electricity.

According to the provincial utility, around 900 are without power in parts of New Brunswick with the largest outage affecting about 800 customers in the Oromocto area. 

However, the cold air will reportedly linger longer over Northern areas of New Brunswick.

Fewer than 400 Nova Scotia’s customers were in the dark just before 10 a.m. on Sunday, as revealed by Power’s outage map compared to about 3,600 earlier in the morning. 

About 300 customers are without power in P.E.I. as reported by Maritime Electric.

Crossings from Digby and Saint John, N.B had been cancelled Sunday by Bay Ferries

All weather alerts for New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island and Nova Scotia have been lifted by Environment Canada.

 The departure schedule of  Saint John for 9 a.m. Monday has also been cancelled.  

Service is expected to resume with the 4 p.m. departure from Digby on Monday.

Adverse weather conditions has also led Marine Atlantic to announce potential delays for Sunday crossings.

On Saturday, The sailing from North Sydney, N.S., at 11:15 p.m. and the sailing from Port aux Basques, N.L., at 11:30 p.m. were cancelled. Customers with reservations will be rescheduled to the first available crossing and sent a notification.