Heavy rain leaves sections of George powerless

BY CHARL BOSCH - OCTOBER 1, 2015

The George Local Municipality has confirmed that electricity to a number of areas had been resorted following strong winds and heavy rain that lashed parts of the Garden Route on Wednesday.

In a statement, the municipality said the previously effected areas of Victoria Bay, Syferfontein, Hansmoeskraal, Hoekwil and a section of the Wildernes Heights had been re-connected to the national grid.

Areas still without power include Heroldsbaai, Hoekwil, sections of George Industrial, Rondebossie, Thembalethu Zones Seven and Nine, the campus of the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Universality, Glenwood Avenue and the remainder of Wildernes Heights.