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Parts of Karachi faces suspended power supply for more than seven hours after heavy rain


Arhama AltafWeb Editor

28th Jul, 2020. 09:18 am
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Karachi Power shortage

K-Electric, the only power supplier in Karachi, failed to restore electricity to various parts of Karachi after it received light to heavy rain on the second consecutive day on Monday.

Sources said that electricity supply of different areas of the city remained suspended for more than seven hours.

According to the details, New Karachi, North Karachi, Buffer Zone, North Nazimabad, Federal B. Area, Korangi and other areas of the metropolis remained without power supply.

Taking to the social networking website, Twitter, a spokesperson for the K-Electric said, “Parts of Karachi are still flooded and our teams are having to navigate murky waters”

“Despite these obstacles, we will continue to work 24/7 so that your power supply is normalized,” he added.

Earlier on July 26 (Sunday), more than 586 feeders had tripped in Karachi after heavy rain lashed Karachi, causing a large-scale power breakdown in many parts of the metropolis.

The areas facing load shedding include Surjani Town, Baldia Town, Lyari Town, Korangi, Malir Model Colony, Liaquatabad, New Karachi, Nusrat Bhutto Colony, Nazimabad, SITE, Shah Faisal Colony, Saudabad, Defence, PECHS, Akhtar Colony, and more.

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