There was a report on LBC this morning saying they hope to reconnect everyone by Christmas. I was astonished TBH.
I'm not. Rural wooded areas with poles are a total nightmare, you can lose literally miles of overheads and you have to clear all the fallen trees before you can start repairing the lines. .... or even get to them !!
Not a good advert for the "great electrical future" that was being touted at COP a couple of weeks ago.