Heavy snowfall and a storm resulted in damage to power lines, leaving without electricity for more than 50 thousand customers in Washington state.
Over 50 thousand people in the us state of Washington were without power. Damage to power lines occurred due to heavy snowfall and storm, the Associated Press reports.
Main cause of the incident became trees and branches that collapsed under the weight of snow on power lines,reports.
In the Seattle area height of snow cover reaches 20 cm long.