10,000 without power in north-east England

Northern Powergrid, which supplied electricity to north-east England, said earlier that some 10,000 properties are without power:


(1/2) This morning, we still have approximately 10,000 properties affected. However, our engineers continue to work on this.


(2/2) We aim to restore the majority of supplies by late afternoon. We're sorry for this and we thank you for your patience.


Cameron views tidal surge damage in flood hit town

David Cameron surveyed the extent of the flood damage as he visited a town hit by last week's tidal surge. The Prime Minister visited Wells-next-the-Sea in north Norfolk and met those whose properties were damaged.