Eskom has announced that stage two load shedding is due to start at 4pm this afternoon and last until 5am in the morning.
In a statement, the power utility says there is a possibility of load shedding continuing throughout this week due to cold weather conditions developing across parts of the country.
Stage 2 loadshedding will be implemented from 16:00 this afternoon until 05:00 tomorrow
morning, with a possibility of loadshedding throughout the [email protected] @SABCNews @NewzroomAfrika @eNCA @IOL @ewnupdates @SundayTimesZA @SowetanLIVE @dailysunsa pic.twitter.com/dkNxJegoVR
— Eskom Hld SOC Ltd (@Eskom_SA) May 31, 2021
Due to the cold weather, households are using electrical appliances to try and stay warm and this is pushing up power demand.
Eskom has urged the public to use electricity sparingly to assist capacity constraints.
Eskom appeals to the public to reduce electricity usage:
Source: SABC News (sabcnews.com)