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.
More top news
UKIP leader and North West MEP Paul Nuttall has failed to win the Stoke Central by election. The seat was held by Labour.
Police on the hunt for a prisoner who escaped from custody in Liverpool have arrested two people on suspicion of assisting an offender.
The Betfred Super League fixture between Wigan Warriors and Widnes Vikings scheduled for this Friday (February 24) has been postponed.