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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Storm wreaked havoc across Victoria

Some 220,000 households and businesses lost power. The extreme weather severely damaged the poles and power lines that distribute electricity. Power cut affected mobile phone and internet services and reportedly allowed untreated water to enter drinking supplies.
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Power cut fix delayed

People living in some areas of Norwich woke up without electricity in their homes. The problem started when a fault on a high voltage overhead electricity line. Power cut caused 150 homes to lose service.
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Power cut affected multiple homes

A power cut in Penrith left multiple homes without electricity. The power cut was caused by an unexpected incident on a high voltage cable which provides electricity to the area.
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Fire caused a power cut

A shed was destroyed in a blaze which spread to a house in Shropshire. The fire caused a power cut to nearby properties.
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Power cut in Oldham

More than 2000 properties left without power in Oldham. The power cut was caused by an 'unexpected incident' on one of Electricity North West's high voltage cables.
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Wrexham area without electricity

A power cut in Wrexham area left hundreds of properties without electricity this morning. Scottish Power is investigating the reason of the outage.
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Power cut affects Bromyard

Western Power Distribution said 118 properties in Bromyard were affected by a power cut on Thursday. The electricity has been restored.
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Works in Malton to improve the power network

A 15 weeks work for improving the power network has just started in Malton. Disservices like power cuts might happen along the way.
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Power cut in Wilmslow

About 2000 homes were hit over the weekend in Wilmslow by a power cut. Electricity North West's engineers worked to restore power.

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Power cut in Preston

A power cut has affected 1300 homes in Preston over the weekend. Electricity North West have apologized and solved the issue about after six hours.
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Homes in Burton without power

Yesterday morning a power cut in Burton caused by a fault on the high voltage network belonging to Western Power Distribution meant that 1,196 homes had no power. The power should have been back by the end of the morning.
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Power cuts in the Scottish capital city

In Edinburgh big parts of the city are without electricity due to a power cut which left thousands of homes without power. The engineers are working to fix the fault.
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Power cut in Norfolk targets 1000 homes

More than 1000 homes in Norfolk have been affected by a power cut due to a high voltage overhead electricity line fault.
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Power cut in Norfolk

About 500 homes in Norfolk have been affected by a power cut caused according to UK Power Networks by a high voltage overhead electricity line fault.
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Cat provokes power cut in small town

In Stow-on-the-Wold, Gloucestershire a cat was rescued from a power pole causing an unexpected power cut.
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Power cut in Tauton leaves 2000 customers without electricity

A power cut in Tauton leaved about 2000 customers without electricity this morning, Western Power Distribution confirmed that the power cut is due to a high voltage fault.
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Power cut in West Yorkshire

A power cut has hit West Yorkshire leaving without electricity about 80 homes in Kirklees, Bradford and even Leeds. The power cut is due to a powergrid explosion.
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Swaffham and Thetford targeted by power cut

Hundreds of homes around 3 postal codes between Swaffham and Thetford have been affected y a power cut on Friday of last week. The UK Power Networks claimed the power cut is due to a high voltage overhead electricity line fault.
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No power in West Bridgford

Around 100 properties were hit by a power cut over the weekend in West Bridgford. Wester Power Distribution said that the incident was a low voltage failure.
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Power outage hits Convoy

In Convoy, about 147 properties were affected by a power cut, ESB said that they are currently working to repair the fault.
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Nottingham and Nottinghamshire affected by power cut

A power cut targeted Nottingham and Nottinghamshire over the weekend. According to Western Power Distribution, the power cut is due to a high voltage incident.
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Power cut in Isle of Wight

Over 30 postcodes in the Havenstreet, Wootton and Sandown areas were targeted by a power cut on Saturday morning. Power was finally restored by Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks engineers.
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Inverness targeted by power cut

Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) confirmed a fault in the network causing a power cut in the Merkinch area of Inverness.
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Power cut affecting homes and traffic lights

In Wrexham in B&Q Roundabout area has been affected by a power cut confirmed by SP Energy Network. Homes and traffic lights were the target of the power cut.
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Hell in Bradford, power cut and fire

In Bradford a fire which involved a mill complex forced the evacuation of the nearby homes and a power cut for safety reasons. In the scene were present about 18 fire stations to stop the fire.