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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A spokesperson for the Make a Scene Festival said the power cut lasted about 20 minutes.
Sir Tom had joked about "putting a shilling in the meter" after taking to the stage, following the initial power cut.
The power cuts are happening at iftar and suhour times too.
As temperature is consistently above the 40- degree mark in the city, power cuts added to woes of Delhiites.
Users also reported lights flickering in other areas nearby, with Jonathan Tam saying: "Was moaning about the lights flashing for a bit here in West Kirby and realised there's a whole power cut in Hoylake ahaha" Scottish Power tweeted out at 8.
Northern Power Grid said the power cut lasted from 7.
Customers can also access a wealth of information, including an online power cut checker service and top tips, on Northern Powergrid's website at www.
Last year, we were beyond that, so we have made it a target this year that the maximum time to solve power cuts would be two hours.
The power cut didn't affect me too much, they have it in tennis all the time with rain delays.
Many parts of Syria have suffered sporadic power cuts since the start of the country's civil war.
The pharmaceutical company Wockhardt across the road was also hit by the power cut which, for some companies, lasted just over two hours.
If there is a power cut, the citizen can call the hotline.