Storm-hit power supplies restored in Cumbria

Power lines being repaired Electricity North West drafted in additional engineers

Related Stories

Power has been restored to all properties in Cumbria after high winds caused disruption.

Electricity North West said the final 11 customers in the Keswick area were reconnected late on Sunday.

At the height of the storm on Thursday night, 15,000 properties were without power and a total of 25,000 properties were affected by the weather, it said.

A number of roads were closed for a time on Monday as a result of flooding or because of the risk of high winds.

Cumbria Police said the A66 was closed to high sided vehicles for a time from Brough because of high winds.

More on This Story

Related Stories

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites

BBC Cumbria

Weather

Carlisle

Min. Night 14 °C

Features

  • Shinji Mikamo as a boy, and Hiroshima bomb cloudLove and the bomb

    The Japanese man who lost everything but found peace


  • Northern League supporters at the party's annual meeting in 2011Padania?

    Eight places in Europe that also want independence


  • scottie dogShow-stealers

    How Scottie dogs became a symbol of Scotland


  • Hamas rally in the West Bank village of Yatta, 2006Hamas hopes

    Why the Palestinian group won't back down yet


  • The outermost coffin of Tutankhamun 'Tut-mania'

    How discovery of Tutankhamun's tomb changed popular culture


BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.