No electricity on French Polynesia's Tuamotu atoll for a week

3:06 pm on 31 December 2019

Reports from French Polynesia say an atoll in the Tuamotus has been without electricity since Christmas Eve.


Nukutavake. Photo: Google Earth

Tahiti Nui TV said Nukutavake was without power after the atoll's two generators failed.

The report said however that two families had generators.

It said the main concern was lack of refrigeration for food on the atoll.

It's not known when the power supply will be restored.