A lightning strike in the north-east left more than 800 properties without power.
The Scottish and Southern Electricity Network (SSEN) has apologied to residents following the fault at 3.30am.
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Power was restored to properties by engineers shortly after 6.30am.
A spokeswoman from SSEN said: “We’d like to apologise to our customers in Hatton, Cruden Bay and surrounding areas for any inconvenience caused as our engineers worked to restore power as quickly as possible.”