Plymouth burst main leaves thousands without water

Thousands in Plymouth left without water. South West Water estimate supplies will be back on by 6:30pm. Credit: Roland Weihrauch / PA Images

Residents in Plymouth have unexpectedly been left without running water after a water main burst in the area.

People living in the postcode radius of PL30, PL24 and surrounding areas - are being warned that their supplies may have been affected.

South West Water say they expect disruption will last for around 8 hours and that water should be back on by 6:30pm.