News Alerts

16 Oct 2019 | 10:48 AM UTC

South Africa: Nationwide power outage October 16

South Africa News Alert

Nationwide power outage expected October 16 due to breakdown at power generation plants

TIMEFRAME expected from 12/5/2018, 12:00 AM until 12/8/2018, 11:59 PM (Africa/Johannesburg). COUNTRY/REGION South Africa

Read all related news alert(s):

Event

Nationwide power outage is expected on Wednesday, October 16, following breakdowns at power generation plants. According to the state electricity utility Eskom, around 2000 MW of power will be cut between 09:00 and 23:00 (local time), likely resulting in disruptions to daily activities. Lingering disruptions are possible in the coming days. Related protests cannot be ruled out.

Advice

Individuals in South Africa are advised to monitor developments to the situation, avoid all protests and demonstrations as a precaution, adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities, and keep battery-operated devices fully charged whenever possible.

 

Copyright and Disclaimer
GardaWorld is the owner or licensee of all intellectual property rights in the material presented on this website. All such rights are reserved. The use of this website and its material is subject to the Terms of Use and accordingly you must not use any content from this website for commercial or other analogous purposes without our consent, including but not limited to any deep-linking or framing in order to copy, distribute, display or monitor any portion of the website. If you have any questions or are interested in distributing any content from this website, Contact us for more details.

Related news