UK power outage: Live updates

UK power outage: Live updates Full story: <https://www.bbc.com/news/live/uk-england-kent-49198575
6:24 Goodnight
This is the end of live updates on the power cut across large areas of England and Wales, which affected nearly one million people.
Homes and transport networks were hit, with thousands of passengers finding themselves stranded at major railway stations in London.
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Summary
* Major power failures have been reported across large areas of the UK, affecting homes and transport networks.
* National Grid said it was caused by issues with two power generators but the problem was now resolved.
* Blackouts were reported across the South East, Midlands, South West, North East and Wales.
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Power restored to London and southeast England after National Grid failure Full story: <https://edition.cnn.com/2019/08/09/europe/uk-power-outage-gbr-intl/index.html
London (CNN)Trains ground to a halt, homes went dark and cars wandered through intersections without functioning traffic lights as large swathes of London and southern England temporarily lost power Friday.
All power has now been restored, according to UK Power Networks and to Western Power Distribution, which serves power to the Midlands, the South West region and Wales.
UK Power Networks tweeted that the outages were "due to an issue on the national transmission network," adding, "we believe all supplies have been restored."
Earlier in the day, the country's National Grid Electricity System Operator tweeted about "issues" with two power generators.
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