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Power cuts in Cornwall after Storm Helene hit

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Published by Emma Carton at 7:22am 18th September 2018. (Updated at 1:17pm 18th September 2018)

Dozens of homes have been left without power after Storm Helene hit Cornwall.

Almost 200 were affected near Penzance and Truro first thing on Tuesday, after strong gusts overnight.

Problems are still being reported from Penryn to Bude - check the latest from Western Power here.

The Met Office yellow weather warning for winds of up to 60mph has now been stood down.

However drivers are being urged to take extra care, after trees blocked roads near Portreath, Trelissick and Dobwalls.

You can check the latest traffic and travel for Cornwall here or watch what the weather has in store for Tuesday...


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