UPDATE: Nyala subtrip repaired after Pta power outage

Power restored in Pretoria. Photo: Stock

All areas in Pretoria which experienced power outage due to lighting on Thursday have been restored.

The following areas were affected on Thursday evening due to an outage from the Nyala 132kv subtrip which was struck by lightning and allegedly exploded are:

– Villieria past N1 past Equestria.

– Wapadrand

– Mooikloof

– Faerie Glen

– Lynnwood

– Moreleta Park

– Silverton

– Eersterust

– Doornpoort

– Mamelodi East and West

– Montana

Tshwane metro spokesperson Selby Bokaba said power was restored in all these areas with Mooikloof being the last to receive power.

“There was a problem with power restoration in Mooikloof but power was later restored,” said Bokaba.

“We would like to commend our technical teams for the speed in which they took to restore power in a short period while working in the rain,” he added.

Bokaba apologised to consumers for the outage and said the metro was relieved that service was restored.

“We apologise for the power outage but the problem was caused by nature but we are pleased all has been restored,” said Bokaba.

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