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Thousands of homes without power after outage
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Thousands of homes without power after outage

Crawley, Horsham and East Grinstead were all affected by power cuts. A variety of reasons caused the outages, including faults in underground cables and emergency repair work. The northwest section of Horsham was affected by a separate power cut, with numerous homes seemingly without power.
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Power cut wipes electricity in Wrexham
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Power cut wipes electricity in Wrexham

Homes and businesses in Wrexham have been left without electricity after a power cut. The outage covers over 80 postcodes areas, hitting properties mostly in the LL11 area. Scottish Power said it is aware, and the outage was unexpected.
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Without electricity in Clydebank
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Without electricity in Clydebank

Hundreds of households across Clydebank have been plunged into darkness as power cut hit five regions. Crews were working to restore service and after a couple of hours later, service returned to customers.
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Power cut hits Worthing
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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. Crews were working and restored service a couple of hours later.
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Whopping six-hour power failure
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Whopping six-hour power failure

Power cuts in South Africa have intensified, with the most industrialized state on the continent having to cut electricity for six hours every day. Anger is mounting over the sweeping measures, caused by failures of ageing and poorly maintained infrastructure. Andre de Ruyter, the boss of state-owned Eskom, announced a series of planned outages in the coming week. Urging South Africans to use electricity sparingly, he called for office lights to be turned off at night, and for swimming pool pumps and water heaters to be turned off during peak hours.
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Greater manchester power cut United Utilities water emergency bottle stations
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Greater manchester power cut United Utilities water emergency bottle stations

Parts of Greater Manchester were without running water, utilities firms have announced, with water bottle stations set up in areas across the city. The northern utility firm revealed the outage was first reported after 6pm, and caused "technical issues" at nearby water treatment works.
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Winter possible power cuts
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Winter possible power cuts

There could be power cuts in the UK this winter as an energy crisis escalates. The government is reportedly making plans for outages lasting up to seven days in the “worst case scenario”, according to official documents seen by the Guardian. Ministers will prioritise getting food, water, and shelter to the young and elderly people, as well as carers. If the crisis continues, it is possible the UK could face power outages over the coldest months.
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Power cut map shows outages hit UK
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Power cut map shows outages hit UK

Some households across the UK were hit by a power outage, according to the UK Power Networks. The power cuts were localized and unrelated. Norfolk was hit by these power outages, accounting for a majority of all cases, with the rest of the cases spread out over West Sussex, Greater London, Cambridgeshire, and Essex. In Norfolk, this power cut took place because of a fault that occurred on an underground electricity cable affecting the local area in Norfolk.
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Homes hit by power cuts as storm batters county
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Homes hit by power cuts as storm batters county

Homes in parts of Norfolk were hit with power cuts as a storm front battered the county. Hundreds of homes were reportedly affected in areas surrounding Thetford, Attleborough, East Harling and Diss, according to the UK Power Network outage map. Powered was returned to most of the affected areas a couple of hours later.
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Three-hour power cuts in January
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Three-hour power cuts in January

The British utility company, National Grid, said this week that UK households may face power cuts this winter for up to three hours at a time, if gas supplies run low. Brits should prepare for afternoon and early evening powercuts early next year if gas imports are reduced, warns the chief of the National Grid.
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700 passengers walk along tracks after Tokyo trains suspended by power cut
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700 passengers walk along tracks after Tokyo trains suspended by power cut

About 700 passengers on Tokyu Railways Co.'s Den-en-toshi Line had to get off a train and walk along the tracks to the nearest station because of a power outage caused by a substation glitch. Power outages also occurred on Tokyu's Oimachi Line and between Shibuya and Kiyosumi-shirakawa stations on Tokyo Metro's Hanzomon Line, which connects directly with the Den-en-toshi Line, affecting a total of approximately 180,000 passengers.
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Customers in darkness
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Customers in darkness

More than 100 homes were plunged into darkness following a power cut affecting several Bristol neighbourhoods. Some people reported dimming or flickering lights, while others lost power completely. Engineers were working to have all properties back a couple of hours later.
According to its live power map, 105 properties were without power as of 7pm due to a "high voltage" incident. Residents in other Bristol postcodes including BS6, BS2 and BS10 also reported issues.
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Hundreds of homes without power as sparks fly off powerline
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Hundreds of homes without power as sparks fly off powerline

People living in the Wallasey, Bidston and Moreton areas of Wirral were affected by a power cut which comes less than 24 hours after another power cut in the same area. One woman said that the saw "sparks coming off a power line" near to Bidston, and traffic lights in the area had stopped working.
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Power cut in Plymouth with nearly 1,000 properties without electricity
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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 were without power.
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Thousands affected by Hertfordshire power cuts
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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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Cable fault causes power cut
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Cable fault causes power cut

More than 3000 homes were affected by a power cut following an electrical fault in Walderslade. UK Power Networks say 3430 customers were impacted by the power cut, and crews worked to restore the supply a couple of hours later.
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Bangladesh faces power failure after national grid fails
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Bangladesh faces power failure after national grid fails

Large swaths of Bangladesh left without electricity after a grid failure, a government official said, adding that authorities were working to gradually restore the power supply in the country of 168 million people. Almost 75-80 percent of the country were affected by the failure.
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Into darkness for hours as Harrow power cut strikes
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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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Hundreds of homes experience power cuts from Norwich to Hoveton Author Picture Icon Grace Piercy
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Hundreds of homes experience power cuts from Norwich to Hoveton Author Picture Icon Grace Piercy

A power cut left hundreds of customers without electricity in Norwich and Hoveton, following an underground electricity cable has faulted on the high voltage network, causing the failure.
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Power failure affected thousands of properties
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Power failure affected thousands of properties

Thousands of properties in the East Wight were without electricity following a major power cut. Some 141 post codes were affected.
Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) have apologized for the power cut and aim to have the supply restored by 1pm.

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Storm Fiona knocks out power
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Storm Fiona knocks out power

Some 500,000 homes were left without power across the region as the storm pummelled a wide area, felling countless trees and ripping roofs from buildings.
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Power cut in Lancaster
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Power cut in Lancaster

Nearly 100 homes and businesses were without electricity after a power cut in Lancaster. A spokesman for Electricity North West said that this power cut was caused by an unexpected incident on the high voltage cable that provides electricity to homes and businesses. A couple of hours later, service was restored.
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Whitehawk in Brighton hit by power cut
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Whitehawk in Brighton hit by power cut

Residents near Whitehawk wre experiencing an #outage, with the problems said to be caused by a failing cable. The outage affected around 800 people in the BN2 5 postcode area. According to UK Power Network, the reason for the power cut has been that "an underground electricity cable has faulted on our high voltage network, causing an area wide power cut".
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Thousands left without electricity after massive power cut
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Thousands left without electricity after massive power cut

A large part of a Merseyside town left without power after an outage hit. People living in Birkdale, and other parts of Southport, have been left without electric after Scottish Power confirmed there was an outage in the town. Service was restored a couple of hours later.
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 Power cuts due to energy crisis in Greece
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Power cuts due to energy crisis in Greece

There are nearly zero chances that the energy crisis will lead to power cuts, Environment and Energy Minister Kostas Skrekas said on Tuesday, talking to the private broadcaster Skai, ANA reports. Skrekas said that no bonus will be given for decreasing natural gas consumption as this would be hard to calculate for apartment blocks with shared central heating systems