Google Services Down, Dec 14: Google services like Gmail, YouTube, Drive, Google Search among other services abruptly went down on Monday evening, impacting thousands of users.

The latest outrage, which seems to be more intensive than the last one, seemingly started around 5 pm IST today. Down detector, the website that tracks web outages, reported over 40,000 outage cases from around the world nearly 10 minutes after the outage began.

YouTube and Gmail seem to have been the worst hit globally, causing an uproar on Twitter about how Google services have left them high and dry especially on the first day of the week.

YouTube has responded to its fans via its official Twitter handle. In its Tweet, Team YouTube said, “We are aware that many of you are having issues accessing YouTube right now – our team is aware and looking into it. We’ll update you here as soon as we have more news.”