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Several Areas of Karachi Deprived of Power After Rain

KARACHI: Several parts of the metropolis have been deprived of electricity on third day of the rainfall in Karachi.

Many feeders and PMTs have been tripped in Karachi after a downpour caused a massive power breakdown in the city.

The areas facing power outages include Saddar, M.A. Jinnah Road, Khudadad Colony, SITE, Qayyumabad, Shah Faisal Colony, Gulistan-e-Johar, Korangi, Quaidabad, Gulbahar, Khamosh Colony, Federal B Area, North Karachi, New Karachi, Liaquatabad, Saudabad, PECHS, Defence, Keamari, Lyari, Soldier Bazaar, Saddar, Malir, Landhi, Old City Area and North Nazimabad.

Several areas of the city also facing voltage fluctuations and other power woes damaging electronic appliances and other equipment.

A spokesperson to K-Electric, yesterday said that the process to restore electricity supply is continued across the city, adding that the power restoration was not possible in some areas until the complete drainage of rainwater.