Last night, East Lansing residents and many other cities around the area experienced power outages and flooding due to heavy rainfall.
The City of East Lansing Department of Power Works, or DPW, released a news update this morning regarding what residents should do as a result of last night's flooding and power outages.
According to the news release, East Lansing Police Department and East Lansing Fire Department are performing safety checks by knocking on residents' doors in areas with high flooding. DPW staff is also closing off flooded roads, inspecting sewers and arranging storm response services as needed.
East Lansing residents are advised to do the following:
The City of East Lansing announced this morning that the East Lansing City Hall had lost power, but the electricity is now restored and is expected to re-open at noon for the public.
Support student media!
Please consider donating to The State News and help fund the future of journalism.
Share and discuss “Heavy rainfall causes severe flooding and power outages in East Lansing” on social media.