10-hour power cut today

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The Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka (PUCSL) has approved a 10-hour power outage today (30).

The Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) would extend the power outage to 10 hours due to a lack of fuel for 750 MW of thermal power generation.

PUCSL Chairman Janaka Ratnayake said, accordingly areas ABCDEF will experience 10-hour power cut from 2 p.m. to 12 mid-night, and areas GHIJKL, 6 hours from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 4 hours from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Areas PQRS – 10 hours from 2 p.m. to 12 mid-night, and areas TUVW, 6 hours from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 4 hours from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Areas MNOXYZ, 10 hours from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.