Almost 700 customers hit by power cut

Almost 700 customers are currently without power in the region.

The Times understands a total of 675 customers are without electricity in the Whitesides Corner area.

The outage occurred at approximately 8.55am today.

A spokesperson for Northern Ireland Electricity Networks (NIEN) said: “The repair team is on its way. The fault is due to equipment failure.”

The estimated restoration time is noon today.