Update: 2220 hrs
UK Power Networks on Twitter: “Sorry for the disruption there. We’re aware of a fault there, and are aiming to have you on by 23:30,”
Incident: 2200 hrs
THERE are reports of widespread power cuts and outages in the Thurrock area.
YT has had reports from Grays, Chafford Hundred, North Stifford and South Ockendon.
Some streets such as Argent Street are reporting lights dimming.
Purfleet and Orsett seem to be OK as does the east of the borough.
More to follow.