Scottish Power have confirmed that a power cut is affecting the Largs area.

The problem is affecting the KA4, KA24, KA29 and KA30 areas of Largs and surrounding areas.

Gateside Street, Rae Court, and Bellesdale Avenue are among the areas suffering from the issue.

A Scottish Power statement reads: "We did not know in advance there would be a power cut, and became aware of this at 3:15pm.

"Our control centre will attempt to reset the network remotely to restore power in stages, and we will also send our next available engineer to attend site.

"Our team will work to get  power back on as quickly and as safely as possible, and we expect the power to be restored by 5:15pm.

"We apologise for the inconvenience and thank you for your patience."