HOMES and businesses near Worcester were left without electricity after a power cut earlier today (Tuesday).

Properties in the WR6 postcode area of Worcestershire were affected by the power cut.

National Grid UK said: "We're sorry to customers affected by the #powercut in the #Worcester #WR6 and surrounding area. We estimate that all customers will have power restored by 12:30."

The company later confirmed that all homes that had suffered a loss of power now had their supply restored.

"All customers affected by the #powercut in #Worcester #WR6 now shave their supply restored. Our apologies for any inconvenience caused,"it said.