Friday , April 10 2020

Huge power breakdown hits Karachi

Karachi: Metropolis experienced yet another massive power breakdown following what K-Electric described as tripping in the national grid on Friday.

About 80% of the area of the city experienced power outage due to ripping in the national grid. The areas that were largely affected are Landhi, Korangi, Baldia Town, Defence, Clifton, Liaquatabad, and Malir, Shah Faisal, Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Gulsitan-e-Jauhar, Gulshan-e-Maymar, North Karachi and New Karachi.

nearly all the industrial areas of the metropolitan city were hit by this power breakdown. Some other cities of Sindh province  also experienced power supply due to tripping in the power grid.

“Due to tripping in National Grid, power supply is affected to most parts of Sind including Karachi. K-Electric’s restoration efforts are underway,” K-electric spokesperson told.  “We regret inconvenience caused to customers and request their cooperation during this time.”

https://twitter.com/KElectricPk/status/1088666514109227009

A spokesperson for K-Electric told media that power breakdown was mainly due to rain,  “few areas of Karachi are experiencing shortage of electricity due to rain”.

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