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Power outages in parts of Nelson Mandela Bay

OCTOBER 26, 2015
Power outages in parts of Nelson Mandela Bay

It's not Eskom load shedding. The Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality has advised that their staff are attending to several power outages in some parts of the Port Elizabeth and Uitenhage after they lost power at a feeder.

"At Lorraine substation, local feeder tripped affecting a section of Walmer, Theescombe/Chelsea, Kragga Kamma, Seaview Pumps  and Seaview lines," the Municipality said.

It also said that; "Several circuit breakers tripped at Tollgate and Market Square substations affecting numrous areas in Uitenhage."

The Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality said its technicians were attending to the outage but could not give a timeframe.