Parts of Tshwane in the dark following thunderstorms

The city says technicians are trying to restore power s and residents and businesses should have supply soon.

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JOHANNESBURG - Dozens of residents in Tshwane are in the dark tonight after severe thunderstorms battered the city interfering with electricity supply.

The city says technicians are trying to restore power s and residents and businesses should have supply soon.

The thunderstorms in Tshwane come after heavy rains caused flooding in Johannesburg and Ekurhuleni on Wednesday.

The city's Lindela Mashigo says a number of areas have been affected.

“Mooikloof, Garsfontein, Silverton, Eersterust, Mamelodi and a few others [have been affected]. The city apologises for any inconvenience cause by the service interruption.”