Second powercut in a month hits Edinburgh postcodes

Areas within the EH4 postcodes of Edinburgh were hit by a second power cut in as many weeks earlier this morning, leaving homes and businesses again without power.

Tuesday, 27th November 2018, 2:18 pm
Updated Tuesday, 27th November 2018, 2:19 pm
EH4 postcode in Edinburgh has lost power.
EH4 postcode in Edinburgh has lost power.

It is not yet known how widespread the loss of power, which affected the offices of the Scotsman and Edinburgh Evening News, is across Edinburgh. There has been no comment as of yet from Scottish Power Energy Network, who are responsible for the smooth running and upkeep of power across central Scotland.

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The power cut comes less than a fortnight after several postcodes in the Edinburgh area suffered an outage on Friday November 16, which affected homes and businesses for nearly three hours.