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Power interruptions after storm in KwaZulu-Natal hits Eskom infrastructure

Christian Fernsby |
Power utility Eskom said its infrastructure was affected by the storm that hit Hanover and other parts of KwaZulu-Natal on Tuesday.

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Topics: POWER    ESKOM   

"The storm was in the area around Mersey substation, which led to the 33kV Mpolweni feeder to trip," the power utility said in a statement. "Teams are on site and awaiting the storm to subside before evaluating the damage caused." Eskom said residents have experienced power interruptions.

Meanwhile, video footage of a tornado believed to have swept through the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands, has gone viral on social media.

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