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.
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