The electricity failed during the storm.
Arashi no ma teidenshita.
storm; tempest; difficulty; trouble
indicates possessive; nominalizes verbs and adjectives; substitutes for "ga" in subordinate phrases; (at sentence-end, falling tone) indicates a confident conclusion; (at sentence-end) indicates emotional emphasis; (at sentence-end, rising tone) indicates question
space; room; time; pause
power outage; electricity outage; blackout; failure of electricity supply