March 13 (Reuters) - U.S. utilities in New England said a snow storm battering the region on Tuesday knocked out power to over 270,000 homes and businesses. Most of the current outages were in Massachusetts, Rhode Island and New York.
The following lists major outages according to the utilities' websites:
Power Company State/Pr Out Now Served
Eversource - Eastern Massachusetts MA 185,000 1,162,500 National Grid - Massachusetts MA 55,700 1,319,100 National Grid - Rhode Island RI 26,400 492,600 PSEG - Long Island NY 4,300 1,151,100 Avangrid - Central Maine ME 2,500 612,700 Eversource - Connecticut CT 1,800 1,269,300 Fortis - Central Hudson NY 1,000 298,100 Total 276,700
(Reporting by Scott DiSavino Editing by Susan Thomas and Diane Craft)