UPDATE 4:30PM: Parts of Canton Beach, Noraville, Toukley are still experiencing power outages to around 800 homes due to the severe heat outside. Ausgrid says their power will be restored around 5:30pm.
UPDATE 1:50PM: Power is now safely restored to homes around Gorokan.
Ausgrid is reporting power outages to more than 2000 homes around the Central Coast this afternoon as the mercury rises above 42C.
Around 1700 residents in parts of Gorokan, Lake Haven, Kanwal are blacked out with the estimated restoration time currently 5pm.
Across the bridge, about 800 Canton Beach, Noraville and Toukley residents are without power - that's expected to come back around 3pm.