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City Power working to restore power in Joburg's eastern suburbs

City Power says they are experiencing some difficulties due to high pressure on the grid.

 Picture: Freeimages.com

JOHANNESBURG - City Power says it has restored power to 50 percent of areas in the north of Johannesburg, which had been without electricity since this morning.

The outage was caused by a faulty cable at the Cydna substation, affecting areas like Killarney, Rosebank and Houghton.

Electricity was expected to be restored at 5pm this afternoon.

City Power says they are experiencing some difficulties due to high pressure on the grid.

Spokesperson Yumna Sheik says: "Our team is currently on site busy restoring power. We are currently bringing back on load and we are advising customers to please use their appliances wisely because we are experiencing our peak hour load."

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