Brownouts Hit Shekou on Hottest Day of the Year So Far

on 08/22/2017 - 12:09 pm

At 7:30 pm last night, the lights went out all across the Coastal Rose Garden 2 community.


Brown out at Coastal Rose Garden 2 in Shekou Shenzhen China on the hottest day so far this year

Photo Credit: Aaron Cannon of Chill's World Famous Hot Dogs & Hamburgers.


Brown out at Coastal Rose Garden 2 in Shekou Shenzhen China on the hottest day so far this year

Photo Credit: Aaron Cannon of Chill's World Famous Hot Dogs & Hamburgers.


The Coastal Rose Garden 2 outage was followed by a similar outage at the Sea Taste Community across the street about an hour later.


Brown out at Sea Taste in Shekou Shenzhen China on the hottest day so far this year

Photo Credit: Aaron Cannon of Chill's World Famous Hot Dogs & Hamburgers.

 

The brownout is believed to have been caused by excessive power usage as a result of extreme heat on Monday. According to Hong Kong Environmental Protection Deparment, yesterday was the hottest day of the year so far... with temperatures as high as 37.7 degrees Celcius.


 

Video Credit: Aaron Cannon of Chill's World Famous Hot Dogs & Hamburgers.

 

 

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