Widespread storm causes power outage to 31,000 customers, including in Parkes Shire

Christine Little
Updated March 23 2021 - 11:38pm, first published December 2 2020 - 1:16pm
BLACK OUT: Some homes and businesses in the Parkes Shire's west are still without power, since 3.49pm yesterday when storms hit the region. Graphic: Essential Energy
BLACK OUT: Some homes and businesses in the Parkes Shire's west are still without power, since 3.49pm yesterday when storms hit the region. Graphic: Essential Energy

Severe storms worked their way across central NSW on Tuesday afternoon causing significant damage to Essential Energy's electricity network.

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Christine Little

Christine Little

Parkes Champion Post editor

I love sharing people's stories, particularly local stories that are special and important to the people of Parkes. If there is one thing I have learnt in my 10 years of community journalism, it's that stories are everywhere. All it takes is a good story teller to make it worth reading. Email: christine.little@parkeschampionpost.com.au