​Lightening Causes a Nationwide Power Blackout

Lightening that struck the 33KV Nalubaale power dam line last evening affecting the interbus connection that led to a nationwide power blackout.

The Thursday evening blackout affected most parts of the country and according to the Uganda Electricity Generation company limited’s public relations officer Simon Kasyate, the outrage was due lightening that hit one of the major lines of the power dam.

It was lightening which struck the 33KV line at Nalubaaale power dam which affected the interbus connection“,said Kasyate.

By the 8pm in the evening, the engineers had rectified the situation in the country and businesses were back to normal.