UPDATED – OVER 1700 properties are without electricity this morning following a fault in the network in Cowes.
Southern Electric are currently working towards restoring power in the area, which cut off at around 11:00.
Businesses, schools and private homes have all been effected by the outage.
UPDATED AT 14:45 – Around 80 homes remain without power this afternoon, however engineers are continuing to fix the network issues and restore power to all properties.
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