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

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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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