THE power is back on in parts of Worcester hit by power cuts earlier today.

Western Power Distribution confirmed it had fixed problems affecting the WR8 part of Worcester.

A spokesman said: "We're pleased to say that all power supplies to #Worcester #WR8 area are restored.

"We are sorry for any inconvenience caused by the #powercut."

Earlier in the day, the provider had said it expected the issues to be resolved by 8pm today (May 22).

They said: "Engineers are working on a #powercut in #Worcester #WR8 and estimate to restore all supplies by 20:00.

"Our apologies for any inconvenience."