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Monday's Upolu blackout: What are your thoughts?


Toafa Fata, 19, Tuanai

The only thing that was affected when there was no power was our digital television. When we turned it back on we had to wait a little while for it to work. We wanted to charge our phones but there was no electricity for a long time and we still don't know why there was a power outage.


Sauleone Aukusitino, 20, Salailua

I was in Savaii when there was a power outage. I found out that there was a power outage in Upolu from my family who live here. I tried calling them but the phone battery was flat because there was no power in Upolu and we still don't know the reason why. The refrigerator and television was turned off but we are still trying to find out why there was a power outage. There was no communication with my family here in Upolu during the power outage.


Brian Gray, 20, Vaivase

Many people weren't happy about the power outage in Upolu. I was watching the television and then suddenly the power went out and our television might have been affected by it. I was also texting my friends but was surprised when the power went out while I was charging my phone.


Sina Seufale, 38, Solosolo

I was surprised that there was a power outage and I was cooking during that time. My children were crying because there was no power and we had to be patient because there might have been a problem that caused the power outage.


Araisa Tau, 22, Leauvaa

Our power was out since the morning because we didn't have cash power. I heard from my sister that the power went off in the evening. I was feeling angry because there was no power to charge my phone and the speaker that we use to listen to the radio about things that are happening overseas.


Tiperia Saufoi, 38, Laulii

I was worried about the refrigerators because it can be affected by this. Our other refrigerator was affected by a power outage, we tried to turn it back on but it wouldn't work, it was a new refrigerator. Also the televisions, we have had two televisions that were affected by a power outage last year.

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