An Arwen snowstorm passed through the UK last week. Still, thousands of homes are not supplied with electricity. Energy companies ensure that they are doing everything they can to fix failures as soon as possible.
According to a communication from the EAW – the association of energy suppliers, electricity has already been restored in 99 percent of the million homes affected by the snowstorm. The number of houses without electricity decreased from 15,000 to 10,500 in the last 24 hours.
“The power lines have been broken and the poles broken in two. Electricity suppliers are working in more than 4,500 different places across the country where the damage has occurred. Snow, frost, strong wind, blocked roads and complex, time-consuming faults make the restoration of power. it is extremely difficult “- explained the protracted repairs of the EAW.
Most houses without electricity are found in the north of England and the north-east of Scotland. In Scotland, 134 soldiers have been supporting those affected by the snowstorm as of Thursday to make sure they are well and do not need basic necessities and other aids. Another 100 soldiers are due to travel to County Durham in the North East of England for the same purpose on Friday.
The EAW warned on Wednesday that some homes could not be restored until the weekend.
As a result of the transition Arwen snow storm in UK three people were killed last weekend.
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