Thousands of homes without electricity after two storms in Scotland and northern England

Des milliers de foyers privés d'électricité après deux tempêtes en Écosse et dans le nord de l'Angleterre

Electricity supplier Northern PowerGrid said on Monday that thousands of homes were out of power over the weekend after two consecutive storms damaged power lines in Britain.

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Hurricane Corey brought winds of about 140 km/h with Stornoway to the Western Isles of Scotland late on Sunday. After this Toofan Malik, Which downed trees and roofs in the north of England and Scotland on Saturday. Around 37,000 homes in the north of Scotland were also left without electricity.

Energy supplier Northern PowerGrid said Monday morning that 7,000 of its customers were without electricity. ,There’s still a lot to do – we have about 200 incidents in Northumberland, County Durham and Tyne & Wear to solve for these customers to restore supply.“, the company says on its website.”We have imported additional resources into this area and are confident that we will be able to restore power to the vast majority of these customers.,

Although some people will have to wait till Tuesday to see electricity return to their homes, Northern PowerGrid has warned. ,The weather conditions caused us additional disturbance during the night which we have to manage even today.,

The company insisted it learned a lesson from Storm Arwen in November, after it faced several complaints about the way it communicated with harmed customers.

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