Power out for 5000 households in wild weather

Power out for 5000 households in wild weather

MORE than 5000 households from Alkimos to Yanchep are affected by a power outage this afternoon.

The unplanned outage started as a storm front hit the coastal suburbs about 4pm today, July 22.

Western Power estimated power would be restored to the 5173 customers about 7pm.

There are several other outages across Perth affecting smaller areas, including in Greenwood, Whitman and Herne Hill.