Thousands of homes and businesses are without power across the Gold Coast this morning.
More than 3900 homes are without power at Pacific Pines, while a further 1,213 people in Parkwood have also been affected.
At least 978 buildings in Arundel have also been blacked out, while 653 are in darkness at Nerang.
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Hundreds of homes in Gaven, Helensvale, Molendinar and Oxenford are also without power.
Energex says the cause is currently “under investigation” as crews desperately work to fix the outage.
7,966 customers without power in Gold Coast City area. Check website for updates https://t.co/sP1Tgnm7xV
— Energex (@Energex) October 10, 2018