Update after more than 100 Leeds homes hit by power cut

Homes in an area of Leeds remain without electricity this morning (Thursday) after a major power cut.

Thursday, 5th December 2019, 8:26 am
Updated Thursday, 5th December 2019, 8:27 am
Homes in Leeds remain without power after a cut on Wednesday night

More than 100 houses were left in darkness on Wednesday evening after the power cut hit the LS11 and LS12 areas of Leeds.

Northern Powergrid said it had worked through the evening and planned for electricity to be restored by 11.30pm.

An update on the company's website this morning stated that there were still homes in the LS12 area without power, although only a small cluster of properties were still affected.

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There are currently less than ten homes without power and the power cut is expected to be resolved by 4.30pm.

Northern Powergrid said: "Our team are working hard to restore your power as quickly as possible

"The power cut affecting your property has been caused by an unexpected problem with the electricity cable that serves your area."