The North West is bracing itself for further storms following multiple weather warnings regarding high winds, increasing the risk of power cuts.
Storm Dudley has passed and Electricity North West are advising us they are restoring the final customers today.
Tomorrow we are expecting Storm Eunice and Franklin on Sunday.
The winds will be much stronger tomorrow across the region, especially coastal areas and everyone is being urged to prepare for the weather with blankets, torches and charging any devices such as mobile phones.
How to keep updated with the latest information?
All Electricity North West’s communication channels are available and updated 24/7, you can find our latest updates about your power cut on their website https://www.enwl.co.uk/power-cuts or social media feeds at Electricity North West | Facebook or www.twitter.com/ElectricityNW
If you can’t find information about your power cut, ring on freephone 105 where you will be updated.
Support during a power cut?
If you are medically dependant or you will require additional assistance during a power cut, you can sign up to the Priority Services Register via website, or by ‘phoning 105 and speaking to an agent who will provide support information or put you in touch with a partner organisation who can help.
You can also find some useful hints and tips on what to do during a power cut at https://www.enwl.co.uk/power-cuts/helpful-tips/tips-to-help-you-during-a-power-cut/
How to report damaged power lines/equipment?
You can also contact Electricity North West on 105, however, if you see any damage to overhead power lines or other equipment please do not approach the area and stay at least 5 metres away.