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Power outages in parts of Port Elizabeth

Oct 13, 2015
Power outages in parts of Port Elizabeth

Update: all supply restored.

The Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality has advised that their staff are attending to power outages in some parts of the Port Elizabeth CBD after they lost power at a feeder.

"Lost supply at Mount Road 22kV feeder affecting North End, Sydenham, Korsten, Mount Croix, Greenacres," the Municipality said.

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

In the afternoon, the municipality reported that Greenacres surrounds were without power for some time after a substation tripped.

On Saturday morning, Rowellan park, Summerstrand, Seaview and large parts of the Western suburbs, were without power following a problem at a Substation in Rowallan Park.