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Friday, September 9, 2011

Massive Power failure in California, Arizona and Mexico - 6 million affected

 BBC: Massive blackout hits California, Arizona and Mexico

 A massive power cut has caused blackouts in the US states of California and Arizona, and in Mexico.
Five million people were without power on Thursday, with many likely to remain out of service for another day or two.
There was traffic chaos. San Diego was the worst affected city, where all outbound flights were cancelled.
An investigation is looking into why the blackout spread from Arizona, where a piece of equipment was switched off. Extreme heat may be a factor.

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