By Cathy Elelman • 09 August 2019 • 19:27
IMPACT: The power failures have affected transport services.
THE UK has been hit by major power failures, according to news reports.
Power suppliers said areas of London, the South East, Midlands and South West are without electricity. There are also reports of problems in the North East.
“We’re aware of a power cut affecting a large area of London and South East”, UK Power Networks posted on Twitter early Friday evening.
“We believe this is due to a failure to National Grid’s network, which is affecting our customers”, the Tweet continued.
Western Power said they were experiencing a “major incident.”
The power cut has reportedly impacted on rail services, airports, London Underground and traffic lights.
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Cathy Elelman is the local writer for the Costa de Almeria edition of the Euro Weekly News.
Based in Mojacar for the last 21 years, Cathy is very much part of the local community and is always well and truly up on all the latest news and events going on in this region of Spain.
Her top goals are to do the best job she can informing the local English-speaking community, visitors to the area and the wider world about about the news in Almeria, to learn something new every day, and to embrace very new challenge this fast-changing world brings her way.
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