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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Homes and businesses hit by power cut

In Ormskirk, 240 customers in the area were without power due to an unexpected incident on the high voltage cable which provides electricity to properties.
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Homes hit by power cut

More than 450 homes were hit with a power cut in mid Norfolk this evening. Service was later restored.
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UK floods

Britain is to be hammered by a day of torrential rain, with a widespread danger of flooding and power cuts.
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Without electricity in Sheffield

Thousands of people in Sheffield and Dronfield left without electricity for hours due to a power cut.
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Unexpected power cut

Several Aylesbury homes were left without power due to a cut affecting large parts of town. Street lights, traffic controls and the power throughout homes in Aylesbury was impacted.
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Homes without electricity in Bury

A power cut affected 616 properties in Whitefield. The firm says the power cut has been caused by an 'unexpected incident on our high voltage cable' which provides electricity to several properties in the M45 area.
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Homes and businesses hit by power cut due to fallen pole

A fallen electricity pole left nearly 650 homes and businesses without power near Woodbastwick.
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Iverness area without electricity

Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) notifies the public that a major power cut hit hundreds of home in Inverness. Investigations on the cause are still going on.
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Properties in Malton affected by power cuts

A power cut affected 440 homes in Malton. Engineers found problems with the overhead cables and rectified the problem. Service was later restored.
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Outage left without electricity

More than 1,200 properties in and around Rossendale left without electricity after a power cut. Service was later restored.
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Without electricity after power cut

Properties across the city centre were left without electricity on Wednesday and were told by Western Power Distribution (WPD) that this was due to a power cut in the NP20 and NP19 postcode areas, and apologised to people affected by the loss of supply.
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Power cut in Thanet affects hundreds of homes

A huge power cut left hundreds of homes without electricity. UK Power Networks said about 875 customers across seven postcodes in Thanet were affected by the outage. An investigation revealed that the cause of the outage was an underground electricity cable that faulted on the high voltage network.
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Power cut leaves hundreds of homes without electricity

More than 250 homes in Somerset were without power following a mass cut. The power cut is categorized as a 'high-voltage' outage, meaning that it is likely to cover a wider area and have more properties affected.
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Yorkshire homes without power

Over 400 Yorkshire homes without power for several hours after widespread power cuts. Many cuts have been caused by unexpected problems with cables or equipment that service a particular area.
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Without power due to cut

The power cut has been caused by an unexpected incident with the underground cable that provides electricity to homes or businesses, affecting several Bolton homes.
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Nearly 200 homes suffer power outage

A power cut to 195 homes was caused by a cannabis factory in Blackpool. A spokesperson for the electricity provider said the blackout was related to an ‘unexpected’ problem with an underground cable.
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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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Power cuts affected Cheltenham

Power cuts affected 14,000 properties in Cheltenham. The issues affecting Western Power Distribution's network in Cheltenham appear to be continuing into a second day following the problems
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Without power due to electricity work

Two planned power cuts are set to affect Bolton residents over the next days, due to electricity work. The reasons given for this cut are to improve the reliability of the electricity supply.
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Power cut in Fulwood

A spokesperson in Fulwood for Electricity North West said that they received reports of a power cut, which affected 696 properties due to a fault with the overhead power network.
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Power cut in Rossendale

More than 1,200 properties in and around Rossendale were without electricity after a power cut. Service was later restored.
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Newport power cut

Nearly 1,000 homes in Newport were left without power after a late night power cut. A couple of hours later, service was restored.
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Homes in Northumberland without electricity

More than 700 homes in Northumberland left without electricity after a major power cut. Residents in Boulmer and Berwick were among those taking to social media to ask the electricity provider when the problem would be resolved.
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Power cuts left businesses closed

Shops and businesses have been forced to shut after a power cut in Ipswich. Service was later restored.
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Traffic lights not working due to power cut

Glasgow commuters have faced chaos after a power cut in the early hours caused a large number of traffic lights to stop working across the city.