Massive power blackout in Los Angeles due to heatwave

Massive power blackout in Los Angeles due to heatwave

Los Angeles : CA : USA | Sep 29, 2010 at 2:20 AM PDT
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LOS ANGELES - On the second day today, the whole Los Angeles are experiencing the intense heat of the season.

According to Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, over 29,000 people in Los Angeles don't have electricity today.

There was a massive power blackout according to the agency due to a tremendous power demand yesterday wherein several transformers have exploded.

Even Hollywood itself was affected of the extreme heat wave which have devastated Los Angeles right now.

Costume characters such as Spider-Man, Batman and Wonder Woman had a timeout in moving around the Hollywood.

They weren't able to manage themselves wearing costumes in the midst of the intense heat.

Catwoman was the only one to wear a costume and entertained the people in Hollywood.

Moreover, the record-high temperature in Los Angeles was recorded yesterday which have reached to 113 degrees Fahrenheit while the temperature today is at 99 degrees Fahrenheit.

Schools have cancelled their physical activities due to the hot season.

Although it wasn't confirmed yet, heatstroke was suspected to be the cause of death of two people in Los Angeles, one of them was Hollywood director Quentin Tarantino who was found dead in Griffith Park after he was hiking.

Earl Cebedo is based in Cagayan de Oro, Northern Mindanao, Philippines, and is an Anchor on Allvoices.
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