Critical Infrastructure Disruption in South Africa on March 14 2018 11:57 AM (UTC).
A major power outage seems to be affecting suburbs across the greater Durban area, according to social media reports by residents living in Montclair, Bluff, Wentworth and Morningside, among others.At about 10.30am, Doonside in Amanzimtoti experienced a significant power surge. While speculation is rife about a main transformer having gone down in Cato Ridge, eThekwini Municipality spokesman Gugu Mdlalose could only confirm the city is busy trying to trace the source of the outages with the electricity department.