65 front counters face closure after police say fewer people are coming to stations in person. These are the least used facilities in London say the Met.
London's traditional "blue lamp" police stations to be cut by almost a half from 136 to 71. @itvlondon
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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.