Across the huge area of Western Isles and Skye, more than 20,000 properties had to restore their power supply following the major landslip. Around 9,000 tonnes of the soil of the hilly region mangled the overhead line of electricity supply at Loch Quoich near Kinloch Hourn in the Highlands on Monday.

The power supply line is the part of a hydropower scheme named Glen Garry. Due to the long periodic power cut in Skye Highland Council closed several schools.

Southern and Scottish Electricity Networks also established aid facilities for the affected residents due to the power cut, along with the availability of food and drinks in Uig in Skye and Portree.

Electric Supply Restored After Landslip in Skye and Western Isles 1|UK.tnbclive.co.uk

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