Households in Charlton have been hit by a power cut.

Those in the SN16 9DX have been without power since around 9am this morning.

Scottish and Southern Electric have confirmed the power cuts and expect power to be restored by 4pm.

A spokesperson for the energy provider said: “We’re sorry for the loss of supply.

"Our engineers are on site working hard to get the power back on as quickly as they can.

"If you need more information, please call us on 105 or send us a message on Facebook or Twitter (@ssencommunity) and quote reference FB1738”