Power outages across inner-city Newcastle

BLACKOUT: The areas that reported power outages. Picture: Ausgrid map

BLACKOUT: The areas that reported power outages. Picture: Ausgrid map

UPDATE 12.35PM

Power has now been restored to most suburbs in Newcastle.  

Complex repairs are still taking place to restore power in Carrington.

INITIAL REPORT

Power outages have been reported at 1400 businesses and homes across inner-city Newcastle.

Ausgid has reported blackouts in Carrington, Wickham, Maryville, Newcastle and Tighes Hill about midday on Friday.

Power was not meant to be restored until 2.30pm.

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