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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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What the power cut did expose was how people's everyday lives are becoming more and more reliant on electricity.
The power cut caused travel chaos and cut electricity for almost a million people in Wales and England, after generation from a gas-fired plant and an offshore wind farm was lost.
Summary: London [UK], Aug 9 (ANI): Massive power cuts were reported across large parts of London and South-Eastern England following a suspected failure in Britain's National Grid network on Friday evening (local time).
A SPATE of power cuts across North Wales and recent bad weather are probably "coincidental", energy bosses say.
The power cut affecting your property has been caused by an unexpected problem with the cables or equipment that serve your area."
The power cut happened at around 11.12am yesterday.
One of the entrepreneurs, Ms Precious Miyutu, who operated a beauty spar said the power cut was a blow to her business and she lost customers due to communication breakdown.
Scottish Power confirmed that a power cut hit the CH43 and CH49 postcode areas of Wirral, which includes the hospital, just after midday.
But the venue was plunged into darkness after a power cut, which is said to have started around 6pm.
"The power cut on Monday from 1pm to 3.15pm in Aglandjia was due to damage to a high voltage underground cable that was caused during excavation works in that area," spokeswoman of the electricity authority Christina Papadopoulou said on Wednesday.
Invited guests at the commissioning of Abuja Mass Rail Transit (ARMT) were left embarrassed on Thursday as power cut occurred just as the announcement was made for President Muhammadu Buhari to deliver his keynote address.