Sections of downtown Winnipeg lost power, around 4:15 p.m. Thursday night, but has since been restored.

Some disruption for downtown businesses, however, while crews worked to restore power.

Loss of power affected 19 customers, including Portage Place, the Winnipeg Art Gallery, the Holiday Inn, a few apartment buildings and the University of Winnipeg.

The university says it will make accommodations for those who missed exams and deadlines.

Manitoba Hydro reported power was restored at approximately 7:30 Thursday night.