Hydro outages were reported across the Cowichan Valley on Sunday. (BC Hydro)

Hydro outages were reported across the Cowichan Valley on Sunday. (BC Hydro)

Wind and rain cause power outages across Cowichan Valley

Youbou, Genoa Bay and Cobble Hill among areas affected

An expected storm hit the Cowichan Valley on Sunday afternoon, with heavy rain and wind leaving power outages in their wake.

According to BC Hydro, outages were reported in Youbou, Sahtlam, Duncan, Genoa Bay and Cobble Hill as of 2 p.m. on Sunday.

BC Hydro crews had been assigned to most of the outages.

For more information about power outages, visit www.bchydro.com/power-outages/app/outage-map.html

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