Met Office issue a Yellow warning (Be Aware) for Norfolk
Some very strong winds are expected during Thursday (18th) from 0005 to 0900 with the winds easing during Thursday morning. Gusts of 50-60 mph are expected widely across the warning area, with the risk of 70 mph on coasts and hills.
UK Power networks issue advice
You will be able to find regular updates on our website www.ukpowernetworks.co.uk and social media @ukpowernetworks throughout this period.
Anyone experiencing a power cut should:
- Call 105 to report power cuts and damage to the electricity network
- Visit www.ukpowernetworks.co.uk for the latest update
- Visit www.ukpowernetworks.co.uk/powercut and type in their postcode to view our live power cut map
- Tweet @ukpowernetworks to report a power cuts or to receive updates
UK Power Networks has a Priority Service Register for customers who may be more vulnerable and require extra assistance in a power cut. You can find out more information on our website: ukpowernetworks.co.uk/priority.
We advise people to stay clear of power lines and report damaged power lines immediately by calling 105 – free to call from a landline or a mobile phone. If they see electricity lines that are down or causing significant risk to the public they should call 999.