Storm Hector: Thousands of Derry homes hit by power cuts

Thousands of Derry homes suffered power cuts of varying duration as a result of the severe weather conditions that buffeted the North West during 'Storm Hector'.

Thursday, 14th June 2018, 12:14 pm
Updated Tuesday, 19th June 2018, 4:47 pm
Storm Hector brought widespread disruption. (Photo: Pacemaker)

Northern Ireland Electricity (NIE) is still working to restore power on some of the properties.

Over 2,000 homes were affected for a time in the Waterside.

Smaller scale outages in the Claudy and Drumsurn areas have yet to be resolved.

Storm Hector brought widespread disruption. (Photo: Pacemaker)

NIE said the faults were due to "severe weather conditions causing damage to the network".