Power outages in several areas

Tharaka Samman, Thameenah Razeek | Published: 9:20 PM Nov 29 2021
Local Power outages in several areas

Power outages are being reported from several parts of the island.

The supply of power has failed in Galle, Matara, Kurunegala, Ratmalana, Pannipitiya, Piliyandala, Sapugaskanda, Ja-Ela, Athurugiriya, Biyagama, Katugoda, Sri Jayawardenepura, Habarana, Homagama and Ragama, due to a breakdown in the  transmission line from Kotmale to Biyagama.

The breakdown occurred at around 07:35 pm today (29),  Spokesman of the Energy Ministry Sulakshana Jayawardena said, while Minister of Power and Energy, Gamini Lokuge assured that engineers of the Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) are currently looking into restoring the power.


Tharaka Samman, Thameenah Razeek | Published: 9:20 PM Nov 29 2021

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