- About 12 hours into the blackout, power had been restored to just over 130,000 customers
- Public schools canceled classes and government employees were asked to work limited hours
(CNN)Puerto Rico has gone dark.
A power outage on the island has left nearly 1.5 million people without power, according to a statement from the government-run electric company AEE.
The blackout is affecting most of the US territory, causing traffic jams and forcing business closures.