More than 1,000 households and businesses in the Lochs area of Lewis are without power tonight (Friday November 30th) following a faulty on their main supply line.
SSE say: "We’re sorry for the loss of supply. We currently have a fault affecting the area…Our engineers are on site working hard to get the power back on as quickly as they can.
"If you need more information, please call us on 105 or send us a message on Facebook or Twitter (@ssencommunity) and quote reference 'EX7070'
The fault was reported at 19:50. and restoration of power is expected at 22:30.
The villages affected include Leurbost, Crossbost, Laxay and Ranish with a total of 1118 premises plunged into unexpected darkness.