Nearly a dozen areas across the UK are currently experiencing intermittent power outages, as seen on a map of the UK’s Electricity Grid detailing the postcodes affected by the cuts. More than half are in Essex, while Peterborough, Norfolk and East Sussex have also been hit hard. Meanwhile, dozens of postcodes were without power in the West Midlands.

Full list of affected postcodes in the West Midlands:

• CM20 1
• HA9 7
• HP19 1
• HP27 9
• IP 2
• IP12 3
• IP14 3
• IP24 3
• IP25 7
• IP26 4
• IP26 5
• IP27 0
• IP28 7
• NR12 1
• NR26 5
• NW9 5
• PE37 7
• SG1 3
• SG13 8
• SG6 1
• SS13 1
• BN27 3
• BN27 4
• BN8 6
• BN20 9
• BN21 2
• BN2 3

Last week, a major power outage in east London wreaked havoc at Canary Wharf’s offices amid reports there hadn’t been a major blackout in about two decades.

Turning on computer networks and activating emergency power forces employees at some banks to work from home. Some banks rely on backend generators to keep their transaction teams in place.

Meanwhile, a fire at an electrical substation on Castor Lane in Poplar, east London, caused significant disruption to electricity supply across the capital last Tuesday.

Station commander Colin Digby, who was at the scene, said in a statement: “Firefighters worked hard under challenging conditions to tackle the substation fire. A small amount remained. remains and it is likely that the fire brigade will be here for hours to come.

“The fire caused power outages in the area. Currently, the Limehouse Link Tunnel has fully reopened and the Blackwall Tunnel is open to the South but remains closed to the North. still closed.”

Fire crews from Shoreditch, Bethnal Green, Shadwell and Plaistow stations brought the blaze under control.

However, an estimated 38,000 customers were temporarily without power due to the incident.


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