Eskom sends ’copters to blackouts

2012-08-09 00:00

AS the snow clouds lifted yesterday, Eskom helicopters took to the skies to find where the severe weather had disrupted five transmission lines in KwaZulu-Natal, affecting more than 70 000 consumers in the province yesterday and today.

John Pearce, community watch co-ordinator in Underberg, said a major worry was the erratic cellphone service, which had been badly affected by the weather. publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

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