Widespread power outage hits Joburg

A number of suburbs have been hit by a power outage, including Lenasia and Mondeor.

City of Johannesburg skyline. Picture: Taurai Maduna/EWN

JOHANNESBURG - A widespread power outage has affected a number of Johannesburg suburbs on Sunday.

Areas affected include Lenasia, Mondeor, Auckland Park, Newlands and many others.

City Power's Louis Pieterse says they are working on fixing the problem.

"Our technicians are investigating at the Orlando station as well as the Fordsburg substation. As soon as they clear the alarms they will be able to start restoring supply, which we suspect will happen any minute now."