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‘We can’t survive’: city without power as storm rips roof off substation

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Residents of Florida, Florida Park, Floracliff, Discovery and Selwyn in Johannesburg are in for another day without electricity on Tuesday after a power outage on Sunday.

City Power spokesperson Isaac Mangena said: “Due to the storm we experienced severe damage at Nursery substation. Therefore we are unable to restore supply to the whole area. The substation's roof was blown off.”

Mangena expected power to be restored early on Wednesday “if all goes according to plan”...

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