UPDATE @ 10.55am: Power has been restored to hundreds of homes and businesses on the Gold Coast following a major black out this morning.
A total of 1297 buildings in Merrimac, Mudgeeraba, Worongary and Robina lost power just before 10.00am due to downed power lines.
Energex crews worked quickly to resolve the issue, with power back up and running by 10.45am.
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EARLIER @ 10.00am: MORE than 1000 homes and businesses have lost power on the Gold Coast this morning.
A total of 1297 buildings are currently blacked out, mainly in Merrimac, Mudgeeraba, Worongary and Robina.
Energex says the power outage is due to downed power lines.
Crews are currently out on scene working to fix the issue.
1,297 customers without power in Gold Coast City area. Check website for updates https://t.co/sP1Tgnm7xV
— Energex (@Energex) July 18, 2017
Visit the Energex website for updates.