Around 10,000 homes are without power in the Wigtown and Stewartry areas of Dumfries and Galloway.
The affected towns and villages area in the Machars area and include Portpatrick, Drummore and the Isle of Whithorn.
Scottish Power have deployed engineers to reconnect power but can't reach the affected areas because of snow drifts of up to 10 feet deep.
Generators are being taken in by off road vehicles and lifeboats which were going to take supplies have been stood down for the night because of rough seas.
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Young's Seafood itself is now on the market. The potential sale is understood not to have an affect on the possible closure of Pinneys.
Scottish Secretary David Mundell is to meet with key figures as efforts to save the closure-threatened Pinneys seafood factory continue.
Scottish Parliament has been warned that the closure of Pinneys factory would be an 'economic tsunami' for Annan.