Blackout engulfs the nation

Blackout engulfs the nation

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Blackout in Mombasa Town

Blackout engulfed parts of the Country on Thursday evening following a national power outage.

A major power outage was experienced in Nairobi, Coast and Mt Kenya regions.

In Coast region, the blackout has been experienced in all counties including Mombasa and Kilifi from 4.30pm.

According to Kenya Power Company, the power outage occurred following a fault in the bulk supply transmission system at Juja substation in Nairobi.

North Rift and Central Rift and Western Kenya were not affected as they are mainly served by Turkwel and Sondu Miriu hydro sources according to Kenya power.

“Our technical crews are working on the lines to ensure supply is restored as soon as possible , we highly regret the inconveniences to our customers “ says Kenya Power through their twitter handle.