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Power outages across Victoria have left tens of thousands in the dark. Picture: Powercor
MORE than 437,000 homes across Victoria are without power.
The number has skyrocketed since about 6.15pm amid oppressive heat and humidity.
Melbourne’s west has been hit hard, with homes in Sunshine, Seddon, St Albans and Altona North affected.
The outages stretch from Truganina and Hoppers Crossing down to the suburbs surrounding inner Geelong.
The Bellarine Peninsula is one of the hardest hit by outages, with more than 15,000 households in the beachside towns of Ocean Grove, St Leonards, Indented Head, Point Lonsdale and Queenscliff left sweating in the heat.
A Citipower spokeswoman said 35,000 customers across the supplier’s three networks were without power as of 8pm.
It’s sparked outcry among customers, who…
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