STORM Henk left homes across Tendring without power for more than 18 hours.

UK Power Networks said a snapped pole caused a power cut in the CO16 8 and CO7 8 postcode areas, including homes in Great Bentley, Little Bentley, Thorrington, and Alresford, at 4.18pm on Tuesday.

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Most homes regained power just after midnight but the issue wasn't fully resolved until 10.33am on Wednesday.

A spokesman for the energy company said: "Thank you for your patience while our engineers diverted power around and carried out repairs to a snapped pole in the CO7 8 area."