A Hydro Québec spokesperson tells MTL Blog that employees are working hard to restore power to homes affected by the intense Halloween storm that struck the southern part of the province.\nAlmost everyone affected by the storm in Montreal now has power, but thousands are still without power in Laval and on the South Shore.\nVisit MTLBlog for more headlines.\nOn Friday, much of Southern Quebec was affected by an intense storm that left almost 1 million people without power. Hydro Québec worked around the clock all weekend to restore power to the most affected regions and has so far made amazing progress.\nThough there are still 43,000 customers without power across the province, that represents only 2,742 actual power outages, according to a Hydro Québec spokesperson. At the height of the event last Friday, there were approximately 990,000 customers without power. Severe damages were seen throughout the province and crews had to make extensive repairs to the power grid.\nCurrently, the most affected regions are the lower and upper Laurentians and Centre du Québec in towns such as Drummondville and Victoriaville. On the South Shore, 5,795 customers are without power and in Laval, roughly 4,600.\nSome 5,000 customers in Montreal today were without power as a gas leak forced Hydro Québec crews to cut power. The situation is currently reaching its end.\nHydro Québec tells MTL Blog that most customers will have power back by tomorrow. Severe winds and rain swept through the province on Friday, causing extensive damages, especially to remote areas. Hydro Québec crews are faced with difficulty when trying to restore power to rural areas.\nAt the time of writing, fewer than 400 customers in Montreal are still actually affected by the storm.\nIn Dollard-des-Ormaux, a container knocked down three Hydro Québec poles. Crews worked around the clock to replace the poles.\nNos équipes ont travaillé cette nuit et poursuivront jusqu'à ce que le dernier client soit rebranché. Maintenant 545 000 clients en #panne alors qu'il y en avait 950 000 au sommet de l'événement hier. Toujours 1000 personnes sur le terrain aujourd'hui. Merci de votre patience. pic.twitter.com/RtH2i4f4Cy— Hydro-Québec (@client_hydro) November 2, 2019\nTranslation: Our teams have been working tonight and will continue until the last customer is reconnected. Now, 545,000 customers in #panne while there were 950,000 at the top of the event yesterday. Always 1000 people on the ground today. Thank you for your patience.\nA Hydro Québec spokesperson tells MTL Blog that each pole takes 5 to 7 hours to replace. Considering how extensive the damages are across the province, Hydro Québec has done an "admirable job" restoring power to their customers, according to their spokesperson.\n94% des clients en panne depuis vendredi ont retrouvé l'électricité ce matin, et 1400 employés sont sur le terrain pour rebrancher les 56 000 clients toujours sans service. Nos équipes travailleront sans relâche jusqu'à ce que tous les québécois soient rebranchés.— Hydro-Québec (@client_hydro) November 4, 2019\nTranslation: 94% of customers who have had a power outage since Friday have recovered electricity this morning, and 1,400 employees are on the ground to reconnect the 56,000 customers still without service. Our teams will work tirelessly until all Quebecers are reconnected.\nREAD ALSO: Environment Canada Forecasts Three Days Of Snow This Week In Montreal\nIn the Montreal area, wind gusts reached as high as 90km on Friday.\nIt took 3 days and over 1,000 workers, but Hydro Québec has made extensive progress to help restore power across the province.\nHydro Québec also enlisted the help of other power companies from the United States and Ontario to assist in the extensive amount of work.\nOur line workers conduct a pre job brief as they get ready to start working to restore power in #Quebec. We're proud to answer the call from our neighbors up north! @hydroquebec pic.twitter.com/rLV0fOfrgN— DTE Energy (@DTE_Energy) November 3, 2019\nIn certain cases, power will only be restored by tomorrow, especially to more remote areas.\nIMPORTANT : pour votre #sécurité, ne vous approchez surtout pas des fils électriques du réseau. Plus de 1 200 employés sont sur le terrain en ce moment pour rétablir le service. Pour la sécurité de tous, laissons ce travail aux spécialistes! Merci de votre collaboration. pic.twitter.com/PqT39sI5Gz— Hydro-Québec (@hydroquebec) November 3, 2019\nTranslation: IMPORTANT: for your #sécurité, do not approach the electrical wires of the network. More than 1,200 employees are on the ground right now to restore service. For the safety of all, let this work to the specialists! Thank you for your collaboration.\nTo find out about power outages in your area, please visit Hydro Québec's official website.