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Power cut hits homes in Swindon

A power cut hit parts of Swindon. The issue was caused by a fault on the electricity network. Service was later restored.
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Homes and businesses hit by power cut due to fallen pole

A fallen electricity pole left nearly 650 homes and businesses without power near Woodbastwick.
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Power failure in Telipok

Power failure causes dry taps in Telipok. Consumers in Taman, Putera, Perdana were without water for three days.
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Power cuts in Cheltenham

Cheltenham experienced power cuts throughout the week, with thousands of households affected. The heatwave and the fire in the sub-station in Tommy Taylors Lane, near the Prince of Wales stadium, could be to blame.
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Power cuts planned in Bracknell

Power cuts are planned in Bracknell tomorrow, and they are set to disrupt the power for dozens of residents. Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks said they have planned power cuts, so engineers can safely work on cables that supply power to properties.
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Power cut affected properties in Ruabon

A power cut affected properties in an area of Wrexham. The company said its engineers also had to turn off power to more local properties due to a road traffic collision involving an electricity pole.
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Power cut hit more than 1,000

A total of 1,228 properties in the DE24 and DE21 areas were without power, according to Western Power Distribution. A high-voltage incident sparked the loss of power.
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Power cuts affected Cheltenham

Power cuts affected 14,000 properties in Cheltenham. The issues affecting Western Power Distribution's network in Cheltenham appear to be continuing into a second day following the problems
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Huge power cut hits Bedworth

Almost 2,000 properties in Bedwirth, including businesses in the town centre, were without power. Businesses in the town centre left without power and were unable to open, with burglar alarms left blaring. Electricity was later restored.
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Hundreds of homes without electricity

A power cut affected hundreds of homes in Stroud, service was restored later. Energy company Western Power Distribution (WPD) apologized to residents who were affected by the large-scale outage.
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Power cut strikes 10 postcodes

Residents in 10 postcodes in the Godshill area were without power following an electricity outage.
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Power cuts and water cuts

Overnight rains pounded Mumbai and nearby areas, with the city witnessing severe water logging, disruption of local train services and vehicular traffic along with power cuts and water cuts.
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Wide power cut

Nine postcodes without electricity after area wide power cut in Maidstone. Some 2,565 homes were affected. A couple of hours later, service was restored.
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Power cut in New Forest

According to the SSE website, the power went off in the SO45 area of the Forest. The company say they hope to have power restored by 12pm.
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Power cuts set to affect customers

Several homes in Keswick could experience a power outage this week as Electricity North West carry out work. Power cuts are planned for properties in the town. All customers who could be affected have been informed.
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Hundreds hit by power cut

Hundreds of homes and businesses in the city's West End have were affected by a power cut. Properties in Park Circus, Hyndland, and Kelvindale are among those understood to have been impacted by a fault in the G3 postcode area.
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Power cut leaves hundreds of homes without electricity

More than 250 homes in Somerset were without power following a mass cut. The power cut is categorized as a 'high-voltage' outage, meaning that it is likely to cover a wider area and have more properties affected.
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Power cut in Bridge of Don

A number of properties in the Bridge of Don area of Aberdeen left without electricity due to a power cut. Service was later restored.

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Floods cut power

Floods in Western Germany caused power failures and left without electricity 200,000 households. Many power substations could not be reached for repairs because roads were still blocked.
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Power cut causes traffic jams at border in Western Australia

A power cut has left hundreds of travelers have become stuck at the border between Western Australia and the Northern Territory.
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Outage causes traffic jam

Hundreds of travelers became stuck in an outback traffic jam near the border crossing between Western Australia and the Northern Territory, after a power cut at a Telstra exchange across the Kimberley. The outage caused long delays as checkpoint staff struggled to process WA border passes.
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Affected by power outage

UK Power Networks has confirmed that more properties in and around Hitchin were affected by a power cut. Engineers worked to restore electricity to households. A couple of hours later, service was restored.
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Power cut affected Royston, Bassingbourn and more

A power cut affected parts of Royston and many villages. The portion of Royston affected by the outage was north of Baldock Road/Street and west of Kneesworth Street/Old North Road. Part of the Burns Road estate was also affected, according to UK Power Networks.
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Thousands lose power in Salisbury

Due to an equipment failure, several downed power lines caused roughly 1,700 residents between Bringle Ferry and Stokes Ferry roads to lose power following two power cuts that are still under investigation.
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Power restored across Sussex

Engineers were advised of a power cut in the Arundel area shortly after 11am. The service was a couple of hours later restored.