Power has begun to trickle back into the grid after a massive blackout hit the South American countries of Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay early on Sunday, leaving tens of millions without power, authorities said.
A massive electrical failure has left all of Argentina and Uruguay without power, according to a major Argentine electricity provider.
Around 34,000 customers have since had their power restored, out of millions of people affected.
In a statement on its website, Edesur said a "collapse" in its system occurred around 7 a.m. (6 a.m. ET).
Two Argentine power companies confirmed the failure knocked out electricity throughout Argentina, without specifying the cause. "It's very odd, it's never been this big,", the woman said.
In Buenos Aires, the Constitucion railway station was empty, with trains halted, Bloomberg reported.
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Underground rail transport in the Argentinian capital was also brought to a standstill and Buenos Aires Metro Metrovias said all six of its lines were without service.
"Huge blackout in Argentina: the City, the Province of Buenos Aires and Santa Fe were left in the dark", a news agency posted on Twitter.
"There are already coastal cities with service and work continues toward general restoration", it said.
Since taking office, Argentina's President Mauricio Macri has said that gradual austerity measures were needed to revive the country's struggling economy.
In a tweet around 9 a.m. ET, Edesur said electricity was being restored to parts of Argentina and that the process would take a couple of hours.
According to the Argentine Institute for Social Development, an average family in Argentina still pays 20 times less for electricity than similar households in neighboring countries.