Widespread Power Outages Reported in South Africa Amid Severe Flooding

South Africans were faced with widespread power outages on December 9 as severe flooding affected power stations, local media reported.

Eskom, the country’s electricity public utility, said the power cuts would continue into Tuesday. Severe flash flooding prompted evacuations in Centurion and Mamelodi, as well as flood damage in other areas.

This footage, posted to Twitter on Tuesday, shows flooding in Centurion. Credit: @HenkEkst via Storyful