Large parts of Bangladesh were left without power for several hours after a failure of the country’s national grid.
St Jude Storm winds touching nearly 100 mph bring death and destruction to south-east England leaving up to 850,000 homes without electricity in October 2013.
A “once in 50 years” storm causes a complete grid failure in South Australia leaving 1.7 million residents without electricity.
Breakdown of electricity lines from neighbouring countries causes blackout affecting almost all of Italy and its 57 million population.
Counting down some biggest blackouts the world has ever seen including electrical interruptions that left hundreds of millions of people in the dark.
October 1987 saw the biggest storm to hit southern parts of the UK in almost 300 years kill 18 people, cause billions of pounds of damage and leave hundreds of thousands of homes without power.
Storm Ciara causes travel chaos and leaves large parts of England and Wales without electricity.
Auckland loses power… again. We take a look at the history of blackouts that have plagued New Zealand’s largest city, including an infamous incident that took five weeks to resolve.
More than 30 million people across Northeastern USA and Canada in the dark for up to 13 hours following transmission line failure near Niagara Falls.
The Northeastern Blackout of August 2003 left 55 million people across eight states and parts of Canada without electricity.