Power cuts in Hull see supermarket shut and traffic lights…

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Power cuts in Hull see supermarket shut and traffic lights…

Power cuts in Hull see supermarket shut and traffic lights down
2021-06-16 15:04:00
Power cuts across Hull are affecting more than 1,700 homes. Parts of north Hull around Greenwood Avenue, as well as West Ella, Kirk Ella and Swanland are affected. Nothern Powergrid reported an “unexpected problem” affecting 1,350 premises in the HU6 postcode area of north Hull from 2.45pm. A second cut is affecting 350 homes around villages west of Hull, with premises in HU10, HU14, HU15 and HU16 without power. Farmfoods in Greenwood Avenue has reportedly been forced to close due to tills not working, while a driver told Hull Live traffic light failure in one area has left motorists at a “standstill”. Follow our live blog for the latest updates.17:31Lucy MarshallPower restored in north HullOne resident of Greenwood Avenue told Hull Live his power came back on at 5.15pm. He said: “I am delighted that I can now have a cup of tea.”16:40Keane DuncanProblems persistWhile problems in north Hull are repotedly fixed, there continue to be problems in West Ella, Swanland and the surrounding area.It is reported that 340 homes there have been without power since 3.30pm. Power is not expected to be restored until 5pm.16:38Keane DuncanPower restored in north HullNorthern Powergrid is reporting that the power has been restored in the HU6 postcode.There had been 1,290 homes reported to have been without power there from 2.45pm.Power is reported to have been restored at 4.15pm.16:19Lucy Marshall’Panic stations’ in Kirk EllaKirk Ella resident Ian Bond faced a power shortage for a short. He is now “thankful” that his power is back on, but worried it may cut out again.He said: “It makes you realise how much you take these things for granted working from home. It was panic stations with no WiFi!”16:16Lucy MarshallFarmfoods forced to closeFarm

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