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Lightning Strike Causes Power Outage

Lightning Strike Causes Power Outage
February 07
10:24 2017

The following is a statement from Fiji Electricity Authority acting chief executive officer Bobby Naimawi:

A lightning strike caused a power outage at 1:10am on Sunday (05/02/17) affecting power supply to the Western Division and parts of the Central Division in Viti Levu. This lightning strike affected the main 132,000volts transmission line from Wailoa to Cunningham in Suva and Wailoa to Vuda in Lautoka.

Power restoration to the affected areas in the Central Division was fully restored by 1:43am and the Western Division power supply was fully normalised by 3:40am.



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