Storm warning for Joburg

2012-09-21 18:00

Johannesburg - Storms predicted across Gauteng from Friday afternoon to Saturday morning could result in electricity outages, Johannesburg City Power said.

"City Power has, as is always the case, arranged special repair and re-connections teams to make sure that in the event of power interruption we can re-connect electricity as quick as possible," it said in a statement.

Customers could report outages to 0860 562 874 or at

City Power urged consumers to conserve electricity.

  • lacrimosewolf - 2012-09-21 19:42

    Great that City Power is ready. Has anyone informed the countless numbers living in the middle of (for now) dry river beds or on the edge of creeks & streams that are about to turn into raging rivers?

      ronel.kruger.12 - 2012-09-21 20:11

      they have forgotten about those people living on the edge again,How do you contact people that don't have some sort of contact, like a cell phone at least.Every year same story.Emergency services are there to co-ordinate or not?

      judith.taylor.56 - 2012-09-21 20:11

      Probably not

  • luanne.wesselsjacobs - 2012-09-22 06:50

    Wow, what a storm!

  • julie.j.vanrensburg - 2012-09-22 09:05

    Please tell me - who shot that absolutely stunning picture? It is BEAUTIFUL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

      SunblushStarfish - 2012-09-22 17:19

      James Thew

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