Lord Mayor Boris Johnson is visiting an academy in Pimlico today, after announcing he wants to see more free schools at the Conservative Party Conference.
The Mayor says he has plans to unveil which will make the capital a world leader in education.
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Mayor of London Sadiq Khan is backing the scheme.
A spokesperson said the lightning strikes had left the "aircraft fuelling system unavailable."
Nearly 1,000 properties have been left without power, and road users have been warned of potentially hazardous conditions.