Mombasa, Malindi, and Lamu hit by power outage

Kenya Power engineers working to restore supply in two hours time.

Tuesday March 8 2016

An image showing Nairobi City at night. FILE PHOTO | NATION MEDIA GROUP

An image showing Nairobi City at night. FILE PHOTO | NATION MEDIA GROUP 

By JOEL MUINDE
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An unidentified fault on two major transmission lines to the Rabai grid has a caused a system disturbance resulting in power outage in Mombasa, Malindi and Lamu counties.

Kenya Power says the system disturbance occured Tuesday evening but its engineers are working to restore power supply in two hours time.

The company said that two critical power lines linking the Coast grid at Rabai to the upcountry system through Kiambere and Juja Road high voltage transmission lines were affected.

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