More than 300 homes were without electricity after an unplanned power cut this morning. 

UK Power Networks reported an issue affecting homes and businesses in Leiston, Thorpeness and Sizewell just after 7.30am this morning. 

The affected postcodes were IP16 4 and IP17 1.

East Anglian Daily Times: The power cut is affecting homes in LeistonThe power cut is affecting homes in Leiston (Image: UK Power Networks)

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UK Power Networks said the power cut was caused by a high voltage electricity fault and approximately 324 homes and businesses were affected. 

Power was restored just before 1pm.