More than 1000 homes without power on the Gold Coast

More than 1000 homes and businesses are without power on the Gold Coast this afternoon.

The power outage struck the northern coast suburb of Nerang around 2.00pm on Wednesday.

Around 1194 properties are blacked out, with dozens of streets in the suburb currently being impacted.


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Some traffic lights in the area have also been affected, with motorists being urged to drive with caution if travelling through the area.

It’s not yet known what has sparked the outage, however Energex crews are on scene working to fix the issue as soon as possible.

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Sounded like a transformer going bang. Heard it whilst out the back of home. Could be awhile til powers back.