Power returning to Amsterdam after outage, but transport disrupted

March 27, 2015 10:34 AM

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AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Lights were coming back on in the Amsterdam region after a power outage on Friday morning that lasted over two hours and caused blackouts across the city, including at its airport, public transport, hospitals and its financial district.

Major delays were expected at Amsterdam's Schiphol airport as a result of the outage, which briefly caused all flights to be suspended, with incoming flights diverted to nearby regional airports until power was restored.

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