Berkshire

Power restored to 1,000 homes in Berkshire amid high winds

Power has been restored to more than 1,000 homes in Berkshire after high winds damaged two wire connections.

Engineers managed to reconnect 1,150 properties in Pangbourne by about 21:00 GMT on Sunday after supplies were lost just after 11:00.

Southern Electric said an earlier report that a falling tree had brought down a power line proved incorrect.

An amber weather warning has been issued for southern England with hurricane-force winds expected.

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