Cbs2 10/16 nightly forecast at 11pmcbs2's lonnie quinn has your weather forecast for october 16 at 11 p.m. New york’s major utility company is investigating an explosion at a power substation that lit up both the night sky and twitter.
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New york power plant explosion. The worker in the video only suffered minor injuries and was able to escape. “in what witnesses described as a huge explosion, a transformer at the indian point nuclear power plant just north of new york city caught on fire saturday, billowing smoke and prompting the operator to shut down the. 4 reactor sent radioactivity into the atmosphere.
Bright light is seen after a transformer explosion on thursday at an electric power station in the new york city borough of. Con edison said the airport switched to a backup generator during the transmission disturbance, and all power lines serving the area. A transformer fire at con ed power plant in the new york city borough of queens led to a strange blue light lighting up the night sky.
The plant has confirmed the fire, but has yet to confirm any explosions credit: A few dozen homes briefly lost power. It said that the soviet government had released a statement.
New york night sky bathed in eerie blue light after explosion at con edison electric plant, that brought the city to a halt for three bewildering minutes and grounded all flights at la guardia airport An explosion and fire in the no. New york's skyscrapers shimmer in a blue glow thursday night.
Con edison says an electrical fault at a substation in astoria, queens caused an electrical arc thursday night, lighting up the sky over new york city while causing some flight delays and. The plant’s operator had to shut down one of the reactors but assured the emergency caused no threat. The new york times reported on the accident in its april 29 edition.
The eerie blue light could be seen for miles and led to confusion. An explosion has rocked a nuclear facility in new york, triggering fears across the country. The explosion at a power plant in queens, new york, caused the sky to light up a turquoise blue hue, knocked power out in the area and grounded flights at laguardia airport.
A transformer explosion at the astoria generating station briefly sparked panic and—according to environmentalists—offered yet another glowing reminder of the dire need to transition away from dirty energy. On april 26, 1986, the world’s worst nuclear accident happened at the chernobyl plant near pripyat, ukraine, in the soviet union. Many manhattanites were stunned when the sky over parts of queens started to glow a.
Watch raw video showing the moments an explosion happened inside a cosmetics plant in new windsor, new york. The explosion happened at the indian point nuclear plant in the upstate part of new york on saturday. The sky above new york was lit up by an eerie blue glow that could be seen across the city after a huge power plant explosion last night.
11alive crews are still on the scene conducting fire suppression operations at the georgia power plant on s cobb dr., the cobb country fire department said in a statement on twitter. New york city sky turns neon blue after explosion at power plant. The station burns 3,039,000 gallons of number 6 fuel oil a year and has been partly blamed for high air pollution in the surrounding area.
Globally, there have been at least 99 (civilian and military) recorded nuclear reactor accidents from 1952 to 2009 (defined as incidents that either resulted in the loss of human life or more than us$50,000 of property damage, the amount the us federal government uses to define major energy accidents that must be reported), totaling us$20.5 billion in property damages. 7 subway line was partly. Power was shut down at la guardia airport, near the plant, for about 45 minutes and flights were grounded.
The plant is located just north of new york city, and was large enough to cause the operator to shut down the impacted unit. The plant on the east bank of the hudson river is located 61km north of new york city.