An Eskom blackout plunged the Southern Cape and Garden Route into indefinite darkness on Friday morning.
Reports coming in indicate that power has been restored to some municipalities.
The apparent loss of a main transmission line in the Southern Cape is to blame for the powerlessness. According to Eskom, technicians were deployed to the affected site on Friday morning.
Garden Route blackout: Affected areas
Reports indicate that the following areas in the Southern Cape and on the Garden route have been rendered powerless:
Multiple municipalities confirmed that Eskom was hard at work attending to the situation. Unfortunately, no fixed time frame has yet been stipulated, adding to the residents’ woes.
This is a developing story – more details to follow
-The South African / 2019-07-19
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