A power cut is affecting around 825 properties in Scarborough. Northern Powergrid says its working to fix the problem. This is affecting postcode areas YO12 and YO17. At the moment, it's predicting electricity will be back on at 10pm.
Also to know is, how do I find out if there is a power cut in my area?
To know when there will be a power cut in your area, look for the sub-division number on your electricity bill, and follow the link for the same. The areas which are fed by BESCOM feeder are also mentioned in the load shedding schedule, enabling consumers to find out the exact timings of the power cut.
Additionally, why is there a power cut in my area?
Speaking with TNM, various BESCOM engineers working on the ground said these outages are mostly local issues involving transformers or cable faults. Rishu said, “The major issues resulting in power cuts in any area are power shortage and lack of proper network infrastructure.
Can I claim if my electricity goes off?
If your electricity distributor or your gas transporter is at fault for the power outage, then you can claim for compensation. If the outage is due to an action on your end — the supply was severed during works, a fuse tripped or you have not paid your bill — then you cannot claim compensation.
How long do power cuts last?
l During a power cut the temperature of the water in your tank will drop gradually. Avoid opening the fridge or freezer door to protect the food. Food can usually last up to 15 hours if you do this.