A power outage has been reported in Midtown Manhattan and the island's Upper West Side (New York City) on Saturday evening (local time), July 13. At least 20,000 customers are without power. Several subway stations are being bypassed by all trains due to the power outage. The cause of the outage was not immediately confirmed.
Lingering transportation and business disruptions are to be expected in Manhattan over the coming hours until power is restored.
Individuals in Manhattan (New York City) are advised to monitor developments, conserve power on battery-operated devices, prepare for transportation and business disruptions, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.
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