April 13 — The outage occurred when the tree fell and knocked out the main line that supplies power to the Puerto Rican capital of San Juan and surrounding areas, all the way from the island’s northern coast to the southeast, the Electric Power Authority said Thursday. The outage forced the island’s main public hospital and the international airport to switch to backup generators.
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