Leeds residents warned they could be without electricity for next SIX HOURS due to large power cut

Residents in Leeds have been warned they could be left without electricity for the next six hours due to a large unplanned power cut.

By Abbey Maclure
Thursday, 12th December 2019, 10:31 am
Updated Thursday, 12th December 2019, 10:37 am

The power cut was first reported by residents in LS17 and LS28 at 9.53am.

Northern Powergrid warned that more than 100 homes and businesses in the area could be left without power until 4pm today.

Engineers are at the scene working on the problem.

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More than 100 homes in Leeds could be without power until 4pm (Photo: PA Wire)

The Northern Powergrid alert said: "We've had to switch off the power for safety purposes whilst our engineers work on the cables and equipment that serves your area.

"We appreciate your patience and understanding."