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Hundreds left without power amid high winds

PUBLISHED: 17:17 14 January 2020 | UPDATED: 10:11 15 January 2020

Areas affected by power cut in South Norfolk. Picture: UK Power Networks

Areas affected by power cut in South Norfolk. Picture: UK Power Networks

UK Power Networks

Hundreds of homes and businesses have been left without power amid high winds that have disrupted supplies.

Engineers are working to reconnect homes in Norfolk and Suffolk amid high winds. Picture: UK Power NetworksEngineers are working to reconnect homes in Norfolk and Suffolk amid high winds. Picture: UK Power Networks

UK Power Networks said more than 600 homes and businesses around across South Norfolk had been affected by the power losses at about 4.20pm today (January 14).

Engineers have been called in to reconnect supplies.

Areas affected by power cut in South Norfolk. Picture: UK Power NetworksAreas affected by power cut in South Norfolk. Picture: UK Power Networks

Households have experienced power cuts in parts of Roydon, Bressingham, North Lopham, Garboldisham, Banham, Old Buckenham, Winfarthing and Shelfanger.

The affected postcodes include IP22 2, NR16 1, NR16 2 and NR17 1.

UK Power Networks said: "Our engineers have arrived on site in the Diss area to investigate the power cut affecting 601 properties.

"Engineers in our control room have switched some customers power back on in the area.

"Specialist engineers are also working to divert power remotely, and this can cause lights to go on and off."

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