Our weather models anticipate a period of high winds across our network area, with gusts of up 65mph forecast in parts of Oxfordshire, Wiltshire and coastal areas in Hampshire and Dorset. The peak wind speeds are expected between 10am and 3pm.
Our electricity network is built to be resilient to the weather; however, given the anticipated wind speeds, some damage to equipment and disruption to power supplies is expected. In response, we have increased the levels of frontline and support staff and are moving engineers, equipment and welfare facilities to the areas that may be impacted.
In this short video, we'll share some simple tips to help you plan ahead in case your power ever goes off.
In this short video we'll give you some simple tips which we hope you'll find useful if ever your power goes off.