US: Some 492,000 lack power after nor'easter, Sandy

November 9, 2012 17:34

Some 492,000 US homes and businesses remained without power as of 9 a.m. EST Friday morning from combined damages due to a nor'easter that hit the eastern United States on Wednesday and Hurricane Sandy last week, down some 269,000 from Thursday afternoon, the US Department of Energy said in a report.

The number of affected states had been reduced to three by Friday morning from six on Thursday evening.

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