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28 Jun 2020 | 09:49 PM UTC

South Africa: Load shedding reported in Gauteng province, power outages reported in Eastern Cape and Western Cape provinces June 28

South Africa News Alert

Load shedding reported in Gauteng province, power outages reported in Eastern Cape and Western Cape provinces on June 28; additional outages possible over the near term

TIMEFRAME expected from 6/28/2020, 12:00 AM until 6/29/2020, 11:59 PM (Africa/Johannesburg). COUNTRY/REGION Gauteng, South Africa, Western Cape, Eastern Cape province

Event

The public utility company Eskom announced that localized load shedding was to take place across Gauteng province between 17:00 and 22:00 (local time) on Sunday, June 28, in order to avoid overloading in high-density areas. The shedding affects parts of Soweto, Vaal, and West Rand. The reduction marks the second week of power outages in the province. Eksom also stated that poor weather conditions have also produced outages in parts of Eastern Cape province in addition to parts of Western Cape province, and that technicians are working to resolve the issue.

Further outages are possible over the near term.

Advice

Individuals in the affected areas are advised to monitor the situation, keep battery-operated devices fully charged whenever possible, and to be cautious when driving or crossing streets if traffic signals are not functioning.

 

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