There are power outages being reported in various locations across the region this morning, following severe thunder and lightning hitting in the early hours of this morning.

Over a hundred householders and businesses lost power just after 5am in the Louisburgh area and the ESB say they hope to have it restored about 9am.

About 50 householders and businesses in the Westport area lost supply just after 5am and their supply is due to be restored by 10am.

In the Newport area power went down about 7.30am this morning and is due to be restored at 11.45am

There are also over a hundred customers  without power in the Claregalway area, their supply is due to be back later this afternoon.


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