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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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Dubai: Pakistani expats have joined the chorus of criticism regarding the alleged mishandling of the deadly heatwave crisis back home and the power cut crisis.
Similarly, residents of Punjabi Bagh, Janakpuri and Hari Nagar complained of power cuts on Sunday night.
To speak to Northern |Powergrid in a power cut, call 0800 66 88 77 or 0330 123 0877 from a mobile.
He added that for the past three days there have been no power cuts in El-Mahalla El-Kubra, which experienced power losses lasting up to 12 hours before Mehleb announced his decision to exclude it from cuts, and that he hopes for the situation to remain as it is now.
Speaking to Cihan news agency, a man named Semah E[currency]ekE-ek who stays at Al-Shati refugee camp, said they had to throw their limited food when the refrigerators did not work due to power cuts, which makes life unbearable for them.
Over the past few months,Egypt has been suffering a shortage in electricity supply and frequent power cuts that caused uproar and public anger, it stated, pointing out that electricity officials blame fuel shortage and the out-dated stations with the current shortage in electricity.
In the urban areas of southern Punjab, the power cuts remain 10 to 12 hours as compared to the 12 to 14 hours of load shedding in rural areas.
There are no promises that power cuts won't happen because there is no country or official in the world that can guarantee that due to numerous reasons - in our region its mainly high temperatures.
Officers from the traffic department were on hand to deal with any problems that may occur due to the power cuts.
Discom BSES Yamuna Power Ltd (BYPL) has warned that it would be forced to resort to daily power cuts of up to 10 hours from February because it has no funds to pay public sector generation units for power supplies.
BEIRUT: Lebanon could face further power cuts if the outstanding dues to Electricite du Liban are not paid soon, caretaker Energy and Water Minister Gebran Bassil warned Thursday.
My entire neighborhood once experienced two to three hours of power cuts for seven consecutive days.