DOZENS of homes across Hampshire have been affected by a major power cut.

Reports of power outages across Beauworth, Bramdean, Brockwood, Cheriton and West Meon came in at approximately 10.30am today (January 28).

Further information is expected from Southern Electric before lunch time today.

It is not yet known if the problems are in any way related to the reports of the power cuts in Jewry Street on Saturday (January 25).