NEARLY 50 homes are without power across north Cumbria.

Electricity North West say outages were reported to them just after 3am and 4.30am this morning.

Properties are affected in the following postcode areas: CA4 0HY, CA4 0HZ, CA4 0JE, CA4 0JN, CA4 0NA, CA4 0JJ, CA4 0LX, CA4 0LY, CA4 0LZ, CA11 9RF, CA4 0JF, CA4 0JH, CA5 5DT, CA7 8PW, CA7 8PH, CA7 8PJ, CA7 8PN, CA7 8PF, CA7 8PR, CA7 8PE, CA7 8PG, CA7 8PA, CA7 8PB, CA7 8PD, CA7 8NX, CA7 8NH, CA7 8LR, CA7 8NE, CA7 8NB, CA7 8ND, CA7 8NJ, CA11 9RD, CA11 9RE, and CA11 9RZ.

The supplier estimates that power will be restored to all affected properties by 3pm.