**UPDATE: Power has been restored to all residents in the southeast as of 7:30pm, Thursday.

Manitoba Hydro customers are reporting power outages across the province Thursday afternoon, including in the southeast.  

There are currently 709 homes in the Mitchell area without power as of 3:22pm. Manitoba Hydro says estimated time of restoration is around 7:30pm tonight.

The outages are mostly affecting residents south of Hwy 52 at Mitchell and stretching west to PR 206, north past PR 311 and east until Bush Farm Road. 

All outages in the southeast are being assessed, with the cause to be determined.