power cut


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power cut

a temporary interruption or reduction in the supply of electrical power to a particular area
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Here are your rights when you experience a power cut.
The community leaders of four Limassol communities -- Episkopi, Erimi, Kolossi and Kantou- threatened to stop paying electricity bills, citing frequent power cuts in their areas.
The power cut happened on Monday, January 8 at around 1.
On Monday night 454 properties in the HD1, HD4, HD5 and HD7 areas were hit by a power cut between 7.
Three hours later, they tweeted: "Supplies have been restored to customers affected by the power cut in PA1 and PA3, Paisley.
The non-metered areas have two hour power cut thrice in the day.
The exact cause of the power cut is not currently known but has been described as an "unexpected problem with the cables or equipment".
Colin Nicol Managing Director at Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks, said: We do everything we can to keep the lights on and on the rare occasions there is a power cut we want to make it as easy as possible for our customers to contact us.
King Street Coffee tweeted: "Big power cut in @wrexham town centre
BEIRUT - A nationwide power cut hit Syria Thursday, on the sixth day of a partial ceasefire, leaving the country without electricity for several hours, according to state-run media.