Properties in Sandown have been left without power this afternoon (Wednesday).

A power cut has hit the town and surrounding areas.

Scottish and Southern Electricity Network (SSE) says there are 13 postcodes in the PO36 region affected.

The company says engineers are on site attempting to fix ‘a fault’.

It has apologised for any inconvenience caused.

*UPDATED

*3.12PM

*SSE says power has now been restored to the affected areas.