Sarawak Energy Berhad (SEB) has appologized over the massive blackout which has hit parts of Miri city on the 25th of March while citing that the cable connecting Similajau and Tudan as the main cause of the problem.

The blackout which started at 12.18PM saw about 70,000 Mirians effected. It also effected Bekenu and Marudi which were on the same power supply line.

Web portal Miri Today reported that SEB is investigating the specific cause of the blackout, and will use the report of the investigation to avoid future incidents.

Power was restored at 5PM local time.