Published: 19:26, 08 March 2021
| Updated: 19:54, 08 March 2021
Engineers are investigating a power cut in the Medway area.
At around 6.30pm, 2,129 properties in the ME5 7 area of Chatham lost power.
UK Power Networks, which owns and maintain electricity cables in the South East, managed to restore the power to all but 412 customers at 7.10pm.
Engineers are currently working to restore electricity supplies to the remaining properties.
A report stated: "Specialist engineers are working to divert power remotely, and this can cause your lights to go on and off.
"Please follow the government pandemic guidelines about social distancing when interacting with our staff.
"In the current pandemic, a power cut can be especially disruptive, as you may be working from home, or taking care of elderly or unwell family members, and we want to support you however we can.
"We understand how difficult it is being without electricity and apologise for the inconvenience caused.
"We'll update you with all of our progress but if you need to speak to us, call our team on 0800 3163105 any time."