Thousands of Australian Households Are Without Power Due To Heatwave

Jon Capistrano
Jon Capistrano
February 15, 2018

10,000+ Australian homes in Victoria were without electricity last Monday as the large demand due to warm weather overloaded the grid as reported by Reuters.

The latest blackout was caused by grid failures. Temperatures went up to 40 degrees in Victoria resulting in high demand. The heatwave also forced the Australian Open to close the stadium roof for the men’s championship match.

Click here to read the full story on Reuters

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