BREAKING: Ongoing power cut plunges Meadowhall shopping centre into darkness

The lights went out at Meadowhall this afternoon after a power cut.

Thursday, 19th January 2017, 1:46 pm
Updated Thursday, 19th January 2017, 1:52 pm
Meadowhall was hit by a poer cut this afternoon

Problems began at around 2.30pm this afternoon when power went out a number of the mall's stores.

One shopper told The Star: "We were in House of Fraser when suddenly all the lights went out and everything went black.

"It was like that for a few minutes and people started to become panicky. It was quite scary.

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"The lights came back on for a bit but have since gone off again."

Shops on the upper and lower levels of the shopping centre have been affected.

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