Cumbria braces itself for thundersnow as strong winds cause disruption across the county
In Whitehaven 771 homes were left without power at about 5.50am after winds caused a fault on an overhead line.
By 1.30pm, 107 had been restored but 664 customers were still without power.
Electricity North West tweeted: "We have a high voltage fault affecting 771 customers in #CA28 #WHITEHAVEN. Engineers are on site working to restore supplies by 2pm."
Moresby Primary School is among those without power and was forced to close today.
It is due to reopen tomorrow unless a further update is made.
The A66 was closed this morning to high sided vehicles due to strong winds between the... read more
- 15:55 Nintendo Switch STOCK UPDATE: Mario Kart 8 bundles out now in UK...
- 15:55 General Election: Conservative candidate shortlist revealed for...
- 15:55 Warning to drug users over dangerous heroin mix
- 15:53 ‘What they are doing to him is disgusting’: Former mayor backs the...
- 15:53 Students say ‘wilkommen’ to German penpals
- 15:53 Godiva Festival: More names added to 2017 festival line-up
- 15:52 Police say fired single shot in Berlin hospital, injuring one
- 15:51 Century of bridge repairs completed in £6.7m scheme
- 15:51 Persimmon shareholder votes against 'excessive' pay plan as...
- 15:51 Police swarm on Berlin hospital after shooting
- 15:50 Two Americans killed in IS Afghan raid
- 15:50 Tanker fire closes one lane of M42 at Measham
- 15:50 Mansfield man faces child porn charges
- 15:50 Where to buy fidget spinners and why everyone is going crazy for them
- 15:49 Woman who drank bottle of wine before driving wrong way around...
- 15:49 Nottinghamshire Police chaplain passes away
- 15:49 Brendan Rodgers makes big revelation ahead of Celtic v Rangers
- 15:49 Teen's hand cut with broken whisky bottle in robbery attempt
- 15:48 Scots TV election leaders debate confirmed
- 15:47 How Chelsea could line up with Alexis Sanchez and Romelu Lukaku
- 15:46 Yorkshire weather: Sunny spells and warmer weather for your Bank...
- 15:46 Beoplay P2: B&O's portable pebble speaker
- 15:46 Seal makes its way to doorstep hoping to shelter from a storm...
- 15:46 Man with cerebral palsy set to complete London marathon
- 15:46 Investigation into Sheffield worker's cancer death who helped build...
- 15:46 Woman who drank bottle of wine before driving wrong way around...
- 15:45 Investigation into Sheffield worker's cancer death who helped build...
- 15:45 Woman who drank bottle of wine before driving wrong way around...
- 15:45 Man City striker Sergio Aguero opens up about being axed and what...
- 15:44 Kevin Maggs Moseley farewell overshadows National One main event