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Power breakdown

Power system and blackouts

Power system and blackouts

On January 23, 2023, another country-wide power breakdown hit the country; not the first time, but the first of the...
Published 01 Feb, 2023 05:58am
Parts of Sindh receive first monsoon rain
Pakistan

Parts of Sindh receive first monsoon rain

  • Karachi likely to receive heavy shower today
  • Electricity supply disrupted in several areas. SEPCO official says staff working towards restoration
  • Four people have been reported injured in different rain-related incidents in the province
Updated 17 Jun, 2021 12:37pm
Massive power breakdown in Pakistan plunges the country into darkness
Pakistan

Massive power breakdown in Pakistan plunges the country into darkness

  • Major cities across Pakistan, including Islamabad, Karachi, Lahore, Multan, Peshawar Quetta, and others plunged into darkness on Saturday after a massive power breakdown.
  • "When a large plant trips, the voltage, and frequency drops instantly. Plants that are on the system, are designed to automatically open breakers and isolate themselves to avoid damage. Now they will have to bring them back one by one," an anonymous WAPDA source told Business Recorder.
Updated 10 Jan, 2021 12:48am