Power restoration efforts continued overnight

NIE Networks emergency crews worked into the night to restore electricity supplies to thousands of additional homes and businesses following Storm Ali.

Around 2,000 properties remain without power this morning mainly in Mid Ulster and South East.

Teams will be back on the ground from first light to deal with the 600 remaining faults.

NIE Networks is reminding customers to never approach broken lines or damaged poles, and keep children and animals away - report damage to NIE Networks on ‪03457 643 643 and listen to recorded messages carefully.