Outage was planned

2014-05-01 00:00

THE power blackout yesterday that affected the eastern outskirts of the city was a planned outage for maintenance purposes.

Areas affected included Cleland, Hayfields, Lincoln­meade, Bellville, Bishopstowe and Mkondeni.

Msunduzi municipal spokesperson Madeleine Jackson-Plaatjies said notices were posted in the local press on April 23 informing residents of the shutdown.

Power came back after 3 pm.

While some residents were irate at having to endure yet another power outage, others who had read about the planned shutdown were more prepared.

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