2,500 homes still without power in the North West

Around 2,500 homes and businesses are still without power after trees and debris were blown on to power lines in last night's storm.

Electricity North West say they have now restored power to 17,000 homes.

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Severe weather batters the North West and IOM

Emergency crews have responded to hundreds of calls as gales of up to 90 miles an hour battered the region.