Thousands without power after outages throughout Ballarat

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Thousands of people are without power to the east of Ballarat this morning.

Towns located along the Western Highway towards Melbourne have been hardest hit, including Gordon, Bungaree, Dunnstown and Ballan.

Powercor says it has not yet determined the cause of the outages but believes weather could be to blame.

Ballarat only received 7.8mm of rain last night and there were no reported heavy winds.

It is expected the power will be restored by 9.30am.

List of outages

BALLAN 104

BUNGAREE 158

DUNNSTOWN 61

ELAINE 11

GORDON 577

KORWEINGUBOORA 109

LAL LAL 65

LEIGH CREEK 26

MILLBROOK 85

MOUNT EGERTON 320

SPRINGBANK 86

WALLACE 114

WARRENHEIP 96