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Storm Aileen causes power cuts in the region

More than 250 homes in the region are still without power as a result of Storm Aileen.

Electricity North West said they are working throughout the morning to restore power to the remaining 256 customers in Buxton, Macclesfield and Leigh.

Hundreds of homes were left without power overnight. Credit: Press Association

Engineers worked through the night to restore power to 1,067 customers affected by the bad weather.

Crosby in Merseyside was the area worst hit by the storm in the North West as gusts of winds reached 53 mph.