KARACHI: Power outages were faced by the residents in the city early Sunday morning after a high tension power line tripped following light monsoon drizzle that continued overnight.
It was reported that several residential areas faced power outages lasting more than four hours. The areas included North Nazimabad, Federal B. Area, Landhi, Korangi, Lines Area, Lyari, Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Gulistan-e-Jauhar, DHA Phase 2, Clifton and Malir.
Power supplier K-Electric took to their official Twitter account and confirmed the tripping of the power line and said its teams were working on power restoration.
“Power supply to few parts of Karachi is currently affected due to EHT tripping. Teams are fully mobilized & restoration process is underway with few affected areas already restored. We sincerely regret the inconvenience caused & thank you for your patience during this time,” K-Electric tweeted.
For the next 24 hours, the Pakistan Meteorological Department has forecast rain-thundershower with gusty winds at scattered places in Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, Lahore, Hazara, Peshawar, Mardan, Kohat divisions, Islamabad and Kashmir, and at isolated places in Gilgit-Baltistan.