Electricity North West is still tackling major problems in Buxton, Chappel-en-le-Frith, Hadfield, Hayfield, Ashbourne, Glossop, Smalldale, Greenfield (Oldham), Stalybridge and Shaw. Many households will have no power overnight as snow prevents engineers reaching power lines.
As temperatures drop below freezing tonight, Electricity North West says its engineers may not be able to restore power to all the 4500 affected homes in Derbyshire and Greater Manchester. 2800 homes do now have power, but some roads remain impassable, preventing engineers repairing overhead lines.
Heavy snow and strong winds overnight have caused transport and power problems in upland areas of the region.Read the full story ›
Heavy snowfalls overnight have caused travel and electricity problems in the Pennines and Peak District.
4500 homes are without power in the High Peak area of Derbyshire. This includes towns such as Buxton, Chapel-en-le-Frith and Glossop. Electricity North West says its engineers have been working round the clock to restore power. They hope to have the problems fixed by tonight.