Power cuts hit more than 300 properties in Sunderland

Northern Powergrid is dealing with two power cuts on Wearside.
Northern Powergrid is dealing with two power cuts on Wearside.

Power has been to restored to more than 300 properties across Wearside after two separate power cuts

Northern Powergrid restored supplies in the Pennywell and Mount Pleasant areas.

A map of the areas in Pennywell affected by power cuts

A map of the areas in Pennywell affected by power cuts

Both were caused by unexpected problems with cables or equipment.

The Pennwyell power cut affected 280 proprieties from Offerton in the west to Palmerston Road in the east and in a small area of Hasting Hill.

The problems in Mount Pleasant affected 50 properties centred on Beatrice Terrace.

Where the power is out in Mount Pleasant

Where the power is out in Mount Pleasant