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:

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

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(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.

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