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Nearly two thousand homes still without power

Over two thousand homes without power in Devon and Cornwall. Credit: Western Power

Nearly two thousand homes across Devon and Cornwall are still without power as the aftermath of Storm Imogen drags on.

Many households had no power for parts of yesterday (Feb 8) and there are still a number of incidents across both counties today.

Western Power are trying to fix connections and some 2000 homes have already regained power.

1,425
Homes in Cornwall without power.
363
Homes in Devon without power.
1,935
Homes in the South West without power.

Over four thousand homes without power

Over four thousand homes without power in Devon and Cornwall Credit: Western Power

Over four thousand homes across Devon and Cornwall are without power as the aftermath of Storm Imogen drags on.

Many households had no power for parts of yesterday (Feb 8) and there are still a number of incidents across both counties today.

Western Power are trying to fix connections and some residents have regained power this morning.

751
Homes in Devon without power.
4,782
Homes in Cornwall without power.
5,681
Homes in the south west without power.

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Thousands without power as Storm Imogen takes hold

Damage caused by storm imogen Credit: ITV News

Thousands of properties are still without power across Devon and Cornwall.

Crews from Western Power have been working to try and fix supplies.

Power has come back on in some homes but there are still thousands without.

3,334
Devon properties without power.
5,020
Cornwall properties without power.

Over 16,000 homes now without power

Thousands of homes without power Credit: Western Power

Over 16 thousand homes are now without power across Cornwall and Devon after Storm Imogen batters the south west.

Western Power teams have worked all through the morning to restore supplies to hundreds of homes.

Earlier in the day four thousand homes were without power.

6,499
homes without power in Cornwall
10,886
homes without power in Devon

Some of our customers are currently experiencing power supply problems following high wind which has damaged some of our overhead power equipment.

Forward planning, following advanced Met Office weather predictions, means that our operational depots have been open from first light and we also have in place additional operational and engineering staff, and extra Contact Centre staff available to take customer calls.

Where weather has permitted, our Helicopter Unit has also been on hand to further pinpoint damage caused to our overhead network and to help speed up repairs and power restoration times.

– Western Power
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