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Severe weather: February 2014

On 12 February, the Met Office issued a red severe weather warning for wind and snow for the North West.

In preparation, we cancelled all planned maintenance work for two days and ensured that extra engineers were on standby to repair any faults as they happened.

The picures below show some of the challenges our engineers have faced to restore power.

Roof blown from building into lines, White Lund Road, Cumbria Engineers clear trees, Lancashire Debris blown into pole, Lancashire Fixing line down in trees, Lancashire Engineers working through the night, Lancashire Tree takes down power lines, Lancashire Repairs underway after tree damage, Cumbria Tree takes out power line, Castle Carrock, Cumbria Tree takes down line, Bleasdale, Lancashire Tree takes down power lines, Arnside, Cumbria

Are you a priority customer?

We appreciate that some customers have additional requirements and may have circumstances where a priority service is needed for a variety of reasons.

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Major incident

Engineers are working to restore power to properties after severe flooding in Lancashire and Rochdale.

We are doing everything we can to restore power and we'll update you regularly on our news section and TwitterFor emergencies, please call us on 0800 195 4141.

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