Storm Ophelia – Latest Update

UPDATE: At 2200 hours on Monday 16th October 2017 – the worst of the storms appear to have passed.

Significant disruption has been caused across the region over the last 5 hours with a number of roofs being blown from homes and more trees being blown over than we could keep track of. All major roadways have re-opened, although a number of minor roads remain blocked.

Coastal flooding is being monitored and a number of coastal flood warnings remain in place.

At this time a at least 1350 homes are known to be without power, SP Energy Networks have stated they will aim to restore power to all homes by 1pm tomorrow morning (Tuesday 17th October). You should report any power loss direct to them – 0800 092 9290 – If you have any vulnerable neighbours and it is safe to do so please check they are OK.


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