Power Cut News in the UK

We are monitoring small outages and nationwide power blackouts in the UK and provide you breaking news about power cuts today. Our goal with this news feed is not to notify you about power cuts but to share power cut news near you or around the country together with possible tips on how to act during such power blackouts. For prompt power cut notifications to your mobile phone we have a better solution - iSocket for the UK.

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Kirkby homes face power cuts
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Kirkby homes face power cuts

A number of properties in Nottinghamshire faced power outages as fire crews battled a blaze. Six engines tackled a grass fire which started on land off Coxmoor Road. Locals were advised to close doors and windows due to the quantity of smoke in the area. Electricity pylons were also involved in the fire, and crews said that some properties experienced power outages.
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Power cuts warning in January
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Power cuts warning in January

Four days of UK power cuts and blackouts in January, warning as part of contingency plan. THE UK is braced for four days of power cuts and blackouts in January, as part of a winter contingency plan
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Into darkness for hours as Harrow power cut strikes
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Into darkness for hours as Harrow power cut strikes

An unplanned power cut has plunged thousands of north London homes into complete darkness. The power outage struck properties and street lights across Harrow, Stanmore and Wembley at 6pm on Sunday.
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  Homes without electricity after power cut
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Homes without electricity after power cut

Homes across 11 different postcodes were hit by a power cut. Addresses across St Helens and Haydock have been left without power after a maintenance issue. Scottish Power said it had "no advanced warning" of the cut, and that engineers were dealing with the outage.

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Power cut in Plymouth with nearly 1,000 properties without electricity
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Power cut in Plymouth with nearly 1,000 properties without electricity

Hundreds of homes were without power across Plymouth after reports of an 'loud bang' in the Cattledown area. Western Power's online power cut updates system stated that 959 properties were without power.
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Hundreds of homes and businesses without electricity
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Hundreds of homes and businesses without electricity

Hundreds of homes and businesses in Bury were hit by a power cut. Electricity North West say 644 homes in the Elton area were without electricity. It's been caused by an 'unexpected incident' on a high voltage cable, the firm says. A statement on the Electricity North West website said they restored the service later.
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40°C heatwave pushed UK grid to the brink of power cuts
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40°C heatwave pushed UK grid to the brink of power cuts

Searing temperatures caused cables to swell and power stations to struggle, almost sparking widespread power cuts. The intense heatwave almost caused widespread power cuts, analysts have warned, as grid operators struggled to supply enough power to meet demand.
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Hit by power cut
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Hit by power cut

Residents in areas including Newton-le-Willows and Haydock have lost electricity supplies due to a power cut this afternoon, Thursday. Electricity North West are looking into the power cut, which originated in Golborne.
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Power cuts after equipment overheats
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Power cuts after equipment overheats

Almost 8,000 properties didn't have electricity due to a power cut, after "extreme" temperatures caused equipment to overheat. The affecting areas were in Yorkshire, Lincolnshire, and the North East. Northern Powergrid restored service a couple of hours later.

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Power cuts in Bradford
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Power cuts in Bradford

Homes across several parts of Bradford were without power as Northern Powergrid dealt with unplanned outages. The company said there was a major power cut, believed to be caused by "an unexpected problem with the cables or equipment that serve your area.
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Power cut wipes electricity in Wrexham
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Power cut wipes electricity in Wrexham

Homes and businesses in Wrexham have been left without electricity after a power cut. The outage covers over 80 postcodes areas, hitting properties mostly in the LL11 area. Scottish Power said it is aware, and the outage was unexpected.
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Major power cuts hit homes
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Major power cuts hit homes

Major power outages have affected two county towns, with engineers working throughout the day to restore supply. The power cuts happened at various times in both Coalville and Hinckley, with the outages even impacting traffic lights in some cases.
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Power cuts in Oldham
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Power cuts in Oldham

Several addresses in Oldham lost power due to work on cables in the area. First, a planned power cut in Royton is listed on Electricity North West and then, a planned power cut in Greenfield.
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Power cut for hundreds of properties
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Power cut for hundreds of properties

The outage was caused by a bird being electrocuted on a pole-mounted transformer near Whiteley Bank, which dramatically went bang. Some 56 postcodes centered around the Godshill, Sandford and Whiteley Bank areas have been hit by the unexpected outage. Service was later restored.
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Power cut to hit homes next week
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Power cut to hit homes next week

A power cut is set to hit just nearly 150 homes across three Bolton postcodes next week. The utilities company says that this is to ensure that its engineers can safely complete maintenance works on power cables. The company says that once work has begun on the power cables in Bolton, they will work to ensure that electricity will be restored as soon as possible.
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More than 1,300 properties without power
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More than 1,300 properties without power

Hundreds of homes in a Gloucestershire town were without power after a power outage. The energy company said that 1,363 properties in the Nailsworth area were off the grid. This is a high voltage incident meaning these incidents tend to be larger, crews repaired services a couple of hours later.
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Power outage hits Newbury
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Power outage hits Newbury

A power outage has hit a large area of Newbury. The power cut affected homes and buildings. Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks has said the outage is unplanned and has apologized for the loss of supply.
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Properties without electricity
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Properties without electricity

More than 1,200 properties Plymouth homes were left without electricity when a power cut hit the city in the early hours of Sunday morning.
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Power cut affected more than 500 homes
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Power cut affected more than 500 homes

A power cut affected more than 500 homes in the Sunbury area following a fault on a local underground cable network. Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) apologised for the unplanned outage. The company said 34 postcodes in the TW16 area experienced a loss of power.
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Power failure could disrupt water supply
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Power failure could disrupt water supply

Water supply would be disrupted if the Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) workers did not restore power during breakdowns, Convener of the Water Supply Trade Union Collective Alliance, Engineer Upali Rathnayake told the media yesterday.
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Flights disrupted by power cut
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Flights disrupted by power cut

Flights to and from London Luton Airport have been disrupted after a power cut, with some flights diverted to other airports.
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Six million UK homes 'could face winter power cuts
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Six million UK homes 'could face winter power cuts

Households across the UK could face power cuts this winter because of Russia’s war in Ukraine, ministers have been told.
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Northern Powergrid power cut
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Northern Powergrid power cut

As strong winds battered the nation this weekend as part of Storm Malik, thousands of homes across Yorkshire have been left without power.
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Power cut, fire and explosion
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Power cut, fire and explosion

A GOOSE is understood to have caused power cables to come down - prompting an 'explosion', a fire and a power cut. Blackrod residents spotted a blaze in a field following the incident. The services were later restored.
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Power cut hits Worthing
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Power cut hits Worthing

Power cut hits Worthing with almost 3,000 properties affected.Parts of Worthing have been hit by a power cut this evening