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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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I'VE been contacted by a fed-up reader who blew a fuse after a power cut caused utter chaos.
According to Episkopi community leader Lefkios Prodromou, frequent power cuts are a very common problem in the area.
On Monday night 454 properties in the HD1, HD4, HD5 and HD7 areas were hit by a power cut between 7.
30pm every night - and, of course, the screens went blank as the power cuts hit.
SRINAGAR -- Ahead of chilly winter months, Kashmir will be facing twenty one- hour power cut in metered areas in a week and forty two- hour cut in non- metered areas, as per the curtailment schedule of Power Development Department.
Reportedly, urban areas witnessed around six-hour long power outages while rural areas around eight to ten-hour long power cuts.
Talking to media on Tuesday, Secretary Water and Power said that work has been launched to end the load shedding of power in the country on the special directions issued by the PM adding that now electricity is available in the country as per demand and explicit reduction in power cuts would also be witnessed.
David Smith, Chief Executive of ENA, said: Significant network investment means power cuts are not a regular or widespread occurrence for people, however, our research makes it clear that theres still a need to provide a simple, memorable number they can call should they experience one.
Areas like Okhla, Lodhi Colony, Bhogal, Nizamuddin, Jangpura Extension, Masjid Moth, Malviya Nagaar, Kalkaji and parts of Lajpat Nagar and South Extension, have faced power cuts ranging for two to five hours on daily basis.
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.
The power cuts are happening at iftar and suhour times too.