Amazon’s Elastic Compute Cloud in North Virginia went down, due to severe thunder storms in the area. The Washington Post reports torrential rains, strong winds and massive power outages in the D.C. area. Causing many major websites and services to freeze including Pinterest, Netflix and Instagram.
Photo sharing site ‘Instagram’ posted this message via Twitter to address the issue.
As of 1:15 am EST, Netflix appears to be back up and running, but Pinterest, Instagram and Heroku still appear to be down.
UPDATE: As of 1:50 AM EST, Pinterest was back up.