After a wind storm rattled Quebec, thousands of Hydro-Québec clients are without power.\nThe Crown corporation says most affected customers should see their power restored during the day.\nVisit MTLBlog for more headlines.\nStrong winds rattled the province last night. Though our sometimes precarious seeming apartment buildings are thankfully still standing, over 14,000 people are without electricity as of 9:01 a.m. That's down from a peak of 46,000 Hydro-Québec clients without power at 11:00 p.m. on April 13, according to a Twitter post from the Crown corporation.\nUPDATE: There are 12,561 Hydro-Québec customers without electricity as of 9:16 a.m.\n"Our teams are hard at work and we estimate that the majority of customers will get electricity back during the day," it wrote Tuesday morning.\nIn Montreal, fewer than 300 Hydro customers have no power.\nBut it seems the surrounding regions were harder hit.\nAt the time of writing, Lanaudière has 2,797 Hydro clients without power, Laurentides 2,553, and Montérégie 4,439.\nAccording to a preliminary summary of the storm from Environment and Climate Change Canada, winds reached speeds of 90 km/h in much of the province.\nIn Montreal, the highest recorded gust was 102 km/h.\nOn social media, there are scattered reports of minor damage, including downed trees.\nThe wind storm and resulting outages come as people across the province attempt to work from home and avoid non-essential travel.\nHere is a weather summary for Monday's storm. pic.twitter.com/UpERswKcBu— ECCC Weather Quebec (@ECCCWeatherQC) April 14, 2020\nHydro had previously committed to rescheduling non-urgent planned maintenance on its network to minimize service interruptions for its customers.\nOn its website, it also explains that its "teams will continue to respond:"\n"in case of an outage;"\n\n\n"in case of an incident that could jeopardize public safety;"\n\n\nand "to provide service connection for residential customers with imminent move-in dates."\nVers 7h30 ce matin, nous avons près de 15000 clients touchés par des pannes. Au plus fort lundi soir à 23h, c'était 46000 clients. Nos équipes sont à pied-d'oeuvre et nous estimons que la majorité des clients retrouveront l'électricité durant la journée. https://t.co/R4aDcTnzjg— Hydro-Québec (@hydroquebec) April 14, 2020\n"In the context of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, we would like to reassure you our employees are on the job and will continue to be here for you.\n"Hydro-Québec management has put its emergency measures into action, which means that a special committee is holding daily meetings to track the evolution of risk levels associated with COVID-19."\n[COVID-19] En raison des multiples conséquences de la pandémie, plusieurs de nos clients pourraient vivre des difficultés financières.Voici comment nous comptons les aider à faire face aux événements.Plus d’info 👉 https://t.co/gPr7IGOTCU pic.twitter.com/0C9kUlPTdY— Hydro-Québec (@hydroquebec) March 17, 2020\nStay tuned for more news.\nThis article's cover image is used for illustrative purposes only.