Stornoway is being hit by a power cut in some areas tonight (Wednesday January 22).

SSEN says: "Our engineers are on site working hard to get the power back on as quickly as they can. If you need more information, please call us on 105 or send us a message on Facebook or Twitter (@ssencommunity) and quote reference 'FY4782'

The postcode areas affected include a swathe of domestic properties around the Western Isles Hospital including areas like Torquil Terrace and Cross Street.

The power went off at 19:52 and SSEN are aiming to have your power restored by 23:00.

On Twitter SSEN stated: "Thankfully, we have been able to narrow it down to Laxdale, Marybank, Guershader and the surrounding areas. Our engineers are on route to begin their investigations."

Short power cuts affected other areas as far out of Stornoway as Aird, Point; Ranish; and Breasclete.