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Power cut, fire and explosion

A GOOSE is understood to have caused power cables to come down - prompting an 'explosion', a fire and a power cut. Blackrod residents spotted a blaze in a field following the incident. The services were later restored.
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Northern Powergrid power cut

As strong winds battered the nation this weekend as part of Storm Malik, thousands of homes across Yorkshire have been left without power.
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Properties without electricity

More than 1,200 properties Plymouth homes were left without electricity when a power cut hit the city in the early hours of Sunday morning.
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Hit by power cut

Residents in areas including Newton-le-Willows and Haydock have lost electricity supplies due to a power cut this afternoon, Thursday. Electricity North West are looking into the power cut, which originated in Golborne.
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Thousands affected by Hertfordshire power cuts

More than 5,000 customers were plunged into darkness when a power cut affected parts of south Hertfordshire. UK Power Networks said 68 postcode areas were affected on Thursday
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London power cut

Power cuts in London have causing havoc for residents and workers. Power cuts affected some 38,000 people in the capital yesterday.
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Power cuts in Sri Lanka

Power cuts of up to 13 hours in some areas in Sri Lanka. Though the government has said the duration of the power cuts will be reduced gradually, the power cut were extended mainly due to lack of fuel amid severe shortage of US dollars.
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Power cut in Plymouth with nearly 1,000 properties without electricity

Hundreds of homes were without power across Plymouth after reports of an 'loud bang' in the Cattledown area. Western Power's online power cut updates system stated that 959 properties are without power.
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Hundreds of thousands of Puerto Rico's homes without power after outage

Hundreds of thousands of homes and businesses in Puerto Rico still were without power Saturday, more than two days after the start of an island-wide outage that began with a fire at a power plant.
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Affected by power outages in Taiwan

Over 4,000 households in Taiwan region's New Taipei city and Kaohsiung city were hit by power outages. The major power outage in New Taipei city was caused by underground cable failure, while the power cut in Kaohsiung city was caused by an accident at a power substation where repairs were underway.
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Darkness after sudden power cut

Hundreds of homes were plunged into darkness after a sudden power cut in Merseyside. Service was later restored.
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Power cuts after faulty electrical cable

Power Network has warned people living in Seaford have had of an unexpected power outage in the town. Engineers were working to resolve the problem, which was suspected to be a faulty underground electricity cable
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Power cut hits Worthing

Power cut hits Worthing with almost 3,000 properties affected.Parts of Worthing have been hit by a power cut this evening
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Into darkness for hours as Harrow power cut strikes

An unplanned power cut has plunged thousands of north London homes into complete darkness. The power outage struck properties and street lights across Harrow, Stanmore and Wembley at 6pm on Sunday.
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Power outage in Pune

A major fault in the 400 KV high-tension transmission lines of Maharashtra State Electricity Transmission Company Limited (MSETCL) at Chakan and Lonikand substations disrupted power supply to the twin cities of Pune and Pimpri Chinchwad in the early hours of Wednesday.
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Power cut caused by high winds

SP Energy Networks has issued safety advice to help Lanarkshire residents remain safe in the event of a power cut caused by forecast high winds this weekend.
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Bristol power cut

Homes in a number of postcode areas across Bristol have been left without power for hours this morning. Western Power Distribution has confirmed the incident has affected many properties. Engineers are working to restore power after the outage was reported just before 9am.
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Northumberland couple hit out at power cut compensation

A couple who moved into their home on the day Storm Arwen struck say they have been refused full compensation despite six days without power. Ben Walker rents a house in Sharperton in Northumberland, but his and his neighbour's electricity comes via sub meters off their landlady's supply.
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Kenya got hit by a third countrywide power outage

Kenya on Jan 11. suffered its third countrywide power outage in four years, with the entire country plunged into a blackout for almost four hours after a transmission line broke.
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Amersham power cut leaves hundreds of homes

A total of 1,984 homes were initially affected in and around Amersham, with UK Power Networks reporting there are still 483 properties affected. The power cut was first reported at around 6.11pm.
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Power cut advice issued ahead of Storm Arwen

An energy network provider has issued advice about staying safe a power cut ahead of Storm Arwen. The storm is forecast to bring heavy rain and up to 75mph winds to the UK this weekend. As a result, SP Energy Networks has issued safety advice to help keep people in Cheshire safe. Storm Arwen will be the UK’s first official storm of winter.
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Power cut in Lancaster

Nearly 100 homes and businesses were without electricity after a power cut in Lancaster this morning. A spokesman for Electricity North West said: "This power cut has been caused by an unexpected incident on the high voltage cable that provides electricity to homes and businesses.
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Families left in darkness

Homes were left in darkness on Christmas Day as the power went off leaving people with no lights and no way of cooking their turkeys. Parts of Bootle, the area around Park Lane, were left in darkness for up to three hours on Christmas Day.
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Power cut hits Largs

A power cut hit properties in Largs. A spokesperson for Largs Community Resilience said their control centre attempt to reset the network remotely to restore power in stages. A couple of hours later, service was restored.

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The first compensation cheques for hundreds of thousands of people hit by power cuts caused by Storm Arwen have been posted out, a power firm has said. The storm on 26 November knocked out power for more than 240,000 customers in the North East and Cumbria.