Over 5,000 people in the Madawaska Valley area are without power.

Hydro One says customers in Brudenell, Lyndoch and Raglan, Canisbay, Jones, Lyell, Airy, Sabine, Bangor, Hagarty, Madawaska Valley, Murchison, Burns, Dickens, Sproul, Sherwood and Carlow Mayo have been affected.

The reason for the interruption is being reported as a tree on a line.

Hydro crews are working to fix it.

The estimated time of restoration is 5:30pm.