506 homes in Carlisle city centre are without power this morning.
Electricity North West say they were alerted about the power outage at 9.46am and believe homes on James street have been affected.
The power is expected to be restored by 11.46am.
Friday will be another mostly cloudy day with a continued risk of some patchy drizzle on hills.
There may be a few bright spells.
Maximum Temperature 8 °C.
Today marks the start of the Big Burns Supper festival in Dumfries.
The annual celebration sees ten days of comedy, singing and dance performances to mark the birthday of Robert Burns.
Highlights include the carnival parade and the return of the award winning 'Le Haggis' show.
Gillian Troughton has been selected as the Labour Party's candidate for the Copeland by-election.
The Copeland Borough and Cumbria County councillor pipped Rachel Holliday and Barbara Cannon to the post. Mrs Troughton will now represent Labour in the race to succeed outgoing MP Jamie Reed.
The latest episode of ITV Border's Scottish political programme, Representing Border, looks at the issues from Holyrood and Westminster that matter to the South of Scotland.