Storm cuts power to 2000 Hunter homes

Power is out to more than 2000 homes in Raymond Terrace, Seaham and Brandy Hill after an electrical storm this afternoon.

Ausgrid crews are working to restore power after it was cut about 2.30pm.

Roads and Maritime Services are advising motorists to avoid parts of Tomago after the storm wiped out traffic lights in the area.

Traffic is affected in both directions on Tomago Road at the intersection of Access Road.

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