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'We need people giving us a hand'

26 December 2013 Last updated at 13:41 GMT

Engineers continue to work to restore power to thousands of homes left without electricity in the severe weather earlier this week.

Glenn Bridges, whose house has been without power since Monday, said no hot water and losing food have been inconvenient.

But he said a lack of communication and visible assistance from the power companies was the biggest issue: "We just need people out here giving us a hand."

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