Another massive power outage hits Pretoria

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The city, through its teams of technicians, is trying to establish the root cause.

Extensive parts of Pretoria have once again been hit by a power outage when one of the metro’s substations experienced a trip on Wednesday.

“It’s a trip at the Njala substation,” local ward councillor Siobhan Muller told Rekord.

She said parts of Pretoria affected by the power outage included the north, Centurion, The Moot and “the whole east”.

“Areas such as Sunnyside and Arcadia appear to be fine,

“The city, through its teams of technicians, is trying to establish the root cause,” Mashigo said.

By mid-day, it was still unclear what time power would be restored to the affected areas.

This was the second time in about two weeks that the power station has experienced a trip.