New York power outage reported to Manhattan

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Where were you when the lights went out?

Power outages were reported in at least two sections of Manhattan in New York City early Friday, according to reports.

Electricity appeared to be on the Upper West Side of the borough as well as in the Harlem neighborhood, according to posts and videos on social media.

People reported a loss of power around 5 a.m. – but others began to report power was restored 20 minutes later.

It was not immediately clear whether neighborhoods in the city’s other four boroughs – Bronx, Queens, Brooklyn and Staten Island – were affected.

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Con Edison, the utility company that serves the city, had no immediate post to Twitter on Friday morning.

The public service is working to recover from the recent passage of Hurricane Isaias, which cut down many trees, affecting power lines in many areas.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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