A POWER CUT has left more than 70 properties in the Bradford district without electricity this evening.

Northern Powergrid revealed that 72 premises in the BD23 postcode area in Skipton were hit by unexpected outages today.

It tweeted that it estimates power will be restored by 7.15pm today.

Northern Powergrid added it normally restores power to 90 per cent of its customers in around 90 minutes.