Complete blackout Mauritius

Complete blackout blamed on lightning

Almost the entire island was engulfed by a power blackout on Tuesday around 11.30 am for two hours. This was due to lightning that struck a high voltage power line between St Louis power station and La Chaumière. According to sources from the Central Electricity Board (CEB), more than 90 per cent of the population [...]

14 Dec 2011, The Independent Daily