Power outage in several areas

By Thameenah Razeek | Published: 2:00 AM Nov 30 2021
News Power outage in several areas

By Thameenah Razeek

 Following a technical malfunction at a transmission line, the country experienced a partial power outage yesterday (29), causing several areas ‘to go dark’ and interrupting various services and enterprises. When queried, spokesperson for the Ministry of Power Sulakshana Jayawardena stated that the high voltage transmission line from Kotmale to Biyagama had failed, resulting in power outages.

 He stated that the transmission failure occurred around 7:35 p.m.and that the demand for electricity was high at the time, compelling the shutdown of the Mahaweli power generation.

By Thameenah Razeek | Published: 2:00 AM Nov 30 2021

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