DOZENS of postcodes in Flintshire and Wrexham border have been hit by a power cut this evening (Tuesday, January 23). 

Scottish Power has said that properties the LL12, 13 and 14 areas are affected. 

The worst affected areas are near the Flintshire and Wrexham border, including Hope, Caergwrle, Cefn-y-Bedd and Abermorddu. 

A spokesperson said: "We had no advance warning of this and first became aware of it at 5.46pm. Our control centre will attempt to restore your electricity supply remotely, and we will also send our next available engineers to the area to find and fix the fault as quickly and as safely as possible.

"We expect the power to be restored by 8pm."

It comes amid very strong winds brought by Storm Jocelyn. A Yellow warning for wind is in place for the remainder of the evening, until tomorrow afternoon. 

7.50pm update - Scottish Power has said its team has managed to restore power to a number of properties in the area and are still working to repair the network for the rest of properties without power.  It expects all power to be back on by midnight.