More than 41,000 premises affected in Yorkshire Coast power cut

The power cut was reported at 12.03pm
The power cut was reported at 12.03pm

An unexpected power cut is affecting 41,580 premises on the Yorkshire Coast this afternoon.

Northern Powergrid say that the power cut has been caused by an unexpected problem with the cables or equipment that serve the area.

It is affecting the YO postcode areas which include districts around York, Bridlington, Driffield, Filey, Malton, Pickering, Scarborough, Selby, Thirsk, and Whitby.

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Police are asking drivers to navigate the roads carefully as traffic lights are reported to be out.