Power cut in my area? We show you how to find out when the power will be back on.
If you are experiencing a power cut, then you will want to know when your power is likely to be restored.
Now, when you have a power cut, you can use your smart phone to find out if there is a power cut in my area and not just a fuse blown.
When a power outage occurs, there is a useful website to find out if your area is indeed experiencing an electricity power cut. Depending on where you live in the UK will depend on your electric supplier.
The National Grid has a website which lists all of the electric providers and their websites that you can visit to check to see if your area is definitely experiencing a power outage. Once you choose the website for your area, you can then enter your postcode to get detailed information on the power cut.
We had a power cut today in Leamington Spa, Warwickshire and by searching our postcode, we found some very useful information on what time we were expecting the power to be restored.
If you live in the East Midlands, West Midlands, South Wales & South West England here is the direct link to enter your postcode. The number to call to check for power cuts in these areas is 0800 6783 105.
Here is an example of the output you will be provided with when entering your postcode and the approximate time the power is likely to be restored:
I hope this helps you find out if there is a power cut in my area.