Power cut in Sheffield suburb

Hundreds of homes in a Sheffield suburb are currently without electricity because of a power cut.

240 homes are currently without power in Handsworth after an unexpected problem with an electricity cable.

Handsworth (photo: Google).

Handsworth (photo: Google).

Northern Powergrid say the issue was reported to them shortly before 11am this morning.

They hope to restore power to the area by 5pm today, they added.