Storm Eunice live: Damage could cost £360m as hundreds of thousands still without power


13,000 without power in Cornwall

More than 13,000 properties in Cornwall remain without power as a result of Storm Eunice.

Western Power Distribution is working to restore power to affected homes by midnight on Monday.

Cornwall Council is working with Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service and Western Power Distribution to establish community spaces at six fire stations for affected residents to access hot drinks, use microwaves, fill up flasks and hot water bottles and charge mobile phones.

The stations are Bodmin, Saltash, Falmouth, Bude, Liskeard and St Keverne and will be open until 6.30pm on Saturday and from 10am to 6pm on Sunday.


Nearly 200,000 still without power

In an update on Saturday, the Energy Networks Association said about 195,000 customers remained without power in the South, Wales and East, while some 1.2 million had been reconnected.


Queen Elizabeth II bridge reopens

The Queen Elizabeth II bridge, which is part of the Dartford Crossing, was reopened on Saturday.

The M48 Severn Bridge, linking England and Wales across the River Severn, was closed due to high winds. It will remain closed in both directions until Sunday afternoon.


TfL and London Overground train services return

Services on C2C, Caledonian Sleeper, East Midlands Railway, Grand Central, Hull Trains, London Overground, Lumo, Merseyrail, Northern, ScotRail, and TfL Rail had returned to normal by 4pm on Saturday.


More gale-force winds forecast as Storm Eunice clean-up continues

Strong winds of up to 70mph are set to sweep the UK in the coming days, disrupting travel, power supplies and Storm Eunice recovery efforts, forecasters have warned

The Met Office has issued yellow warnings for wind covering most of the UK on Sunday and Monday, after northern England faced blizzard-like conditions on Saturday afternoon.

Meanwhile, thousands of homes are still without power after Eunice hit parts of the UK on Friday, and insurers said clean-up costs could rise above £300 million.


Travellers are continuing to face disruption across the UK in the aftermath of Storm Eunice.

Many train services remain suspended on Saturday and “do not travel” notices are in place for some routes.

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