The communities affected were Dulzura, Poterro, Campo, Japatul Valley, Buckman Springs, Morena Village, Live Oak Springs, Boulevard and Jacumba, according the San Diego Gas and Electric’s outage map.
SDG&E said the cause of the outage that happened at 2:30 p.m. could be a number of factors.
“We have determined that a combination of factors has caused a problem in the electric system,” SDGE said.
The National Weather Service issued a flash flood warning for the areas north and east of Pine Valley, including the areas with the power outage.
Power was expected to be restored just after 5 p.m. Monday.