"If you are one of that 75,000, we want you to know that we hear you and we are working as hard and as safely and as quickly as we can to get you back up and running", said Meredith Stone with Georgia Power corporate communications in a statement.
An electrical worker repairs stop lights the morning after Hurricane Irma swept through Naples, Fla., on September 11, 2017.
Georgia Power now estimates that 95 percent of all customers impacted by Hurricane Irma, who can accept power, will have power restored by Saturday night - approximately 24 hours ahead of schedule.
Most of the remaining outages were in Florida Power & Light's service area in the southern parts of the state.
The biggest challenge was clearing debris after huge trees toppled onto power lines, creating a challenging situation for crews going neighborhood to neighborhood.
As of 10 a.m. Tuesday in Broward County, 3,600 were reporting outages, of 933,300 accounts, and Palm Beach County was essentially restored, with just 60 outages, according to FPL. "Thank you for your patience", FPL vice president Robert Gould said Friday afternoon during a news conference in Melbourne.
The deaths at the Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills stirred outrage at what many saw as a preventable tragedy, and heightened concerns about the vulnerability of the state's large elderly population amid widespread, lingering power outages. On Sept. 11, when most customers were without power, the storm weakened to a tropical depression.
About 300,000 customers remain without power, according to a September 17 statement.
The company is on target to restore power to all by Wednesday, McDermitt said, except in areas with flooding or extensive wind damage.
FPL also said power would be restored by Friday.
85 percent of restoration is complete in Sarasota, Manatee, Charlotte, DeSoto, Hendry, Lee and Glades counties.
FPL has established walk-up sites for our customers in several communities.
In an update from the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation, insurance companies have received 372,281 claims for an estimated $2.1 billion in Irma-related damage. Other people in the county lost everything.
"Our customers are angry and frustrated that we could not provide them better information".
Numerous displaced have arrived with horrific tales of killings and rapes by Myanmar's security forces and Buddhist militias. About 412,000 fled to Bangladesh , but some have also reached India, Nepal and Pakistan in recent weeks.
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Effective October 1st, TRAI has reduced IUC charges to 6 paise/minute from the existing 14 paise/minute. The reduction in interconnect usage charge will benefit Jio, for which the charge was a huge liability.
The US Ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley , on Sunday said that Trump wants the world body to be efficient and effective. North Korea will be high on the agenda for world leaders this coming week at the annual meeting of the U.N.
The contributions are agreed on by the 193-member General Assembly. "Hard to imagine him being scripted for the whole week". The United States is the largest contributor to the U.N. budget, reflecting its position as the world's largest economy.
Trump promised to "cancel" the Paris Agreement during his presidential campaign, but his own White House was split on the issue. During his June announcement, Trump downplayed the prospects of finding areas of agreement with other participating countries.
The redshirt junior was competing to be Auburn's starter this season, but he lost the job to Jarrett Stidham in the preseason. He played in 18 total games between his freshman and sophomore campaigns, completing 261 of his 351 attempts (61.5 percent).
It doesn't get any easier for the Giants , either, not with road games against Philadelphia and Tampa Bay in the next two weeks. Matthew Stafford is making the leap from very good quarterback to a great franchise quarterback in front of our eyes.
Rand Paul (R-Ky.) has said he would vote against it, arguing that it does not go far enough in repealing the Affordable Care Act . CBO said Monday it "is aiming to provide a preliminary assessment of the Graham-Cassidy bill by early next week".
Arsenal have not won the title since 2004 and have rarely put up a challenge to win it back in recent years. Chelsea welcome Arsenal to Stamford Bridge this Sunday as they look to continue their strong run of form.
Iraq SC orders suspension of Kurdistan referendum
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Toys R Us could be close to filing bankruptcy
But in a statement sent to various media outlets, chairman and CEO Dave Brandon was optimistic about the future of the chain. The retail giant has now announced its north American arm is seeking " Chapter 11 protection" from the US Bankruptcy court.
Russian helicopter fires at spectators during military exercise
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Maria now a hurricane following Irma's path
As if the Caribbean islands haven't had enough wind and rain from Hurricane Irma , there's a new storm about to batter the region. Jose is whipping up risky surf and rip currents as it heads north over the Atlantic off the heavily populated Eastern Seaboard.