NINE postcodes in Newport have been hit by a power cut today (Monday).

The fault — which affects postcodes in the PO30 area — was reported shortly after 9am.

Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks estimate power will be restored by 6pm.

The SSEN website states: "We’re sorry for the loss of supply. We currently have a fault affecting the areas listed.

"Our engineers are on site working hard to get the power back on as quickly as they can.

"If you need more information, please call us on 105, or send us a message on Facebook or Twitter (@ssencommunity) and quote reference 'GA6046'."

Affected postcodes include: PO30 1EF, PO30 1EQ, PO30 1HE, PO30 1LH, PO30 1LN, PO30 1LQ, PO30 1LW, PO30 1LY, and PO30 1QA.

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