(MENAFN- Trend News Agency) Five people died from storm-related incidents in the U.S. San
Francisco Bay Area as of Wednesday afternoon, local authorities
said, trend reports citing xinhua .
Two San Francisco residents died from injuries in separate
incidents related to downed trees Tuesday afternoon, city officials
Three other people died from the extreme weather. One in San
Mateo County, another in Walnut Creek, and a third in Oakland.
Fire crews were also working to contain the areas around
skyscrapers in San Francisco, where glass and debris fell high from
windows that shattered from the strong winds. Crews were working to
clear around 700 downed trees across San Francisco.
Pacific Gas & Electric Co. logged 78,516 Bay Area customers
without power around Wednesday noon. As of Wednesday, more than
8,000 customers in San Francisco remain without power, city
The San Mateo County Sheriff's Office issued a "highly
recommended evacuation" warning for about 30 homes in Woodside, due
to a mudslide that shut down the road.
The Federal Aviation Administration on Wednesday morning
continued a ground delay notice for the San Francisco International
Airport, with an average delay of about an hour for departing
flights due to high winds.
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