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Power Supply to Lahore Drops Below Half of its Demand

Posted by on Tuesday, May 21, 2013, 9:35
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Power supply to Lahore has dropped below half of its requirement and many of the areas have plunged into darkness for several hours.

Loadshedding in Lahore

Loadshedding in Lahore

According to Water and Power Ministry, it has started receiving furnace oil after which the situation would get better today.

LESCO official said that it is getting only 1700MW power supply against the demand of 4200 MW.

The official said that Ali Raza Abad, Valencia, Harbanspura, Batapur, Sabzazar, Awan Town, Thokar Niaz Baig, Chah Miran and Ghazi Abad areas are facing power outages for several hours while situation in outskirts of Lahore including Kasur, Sheikhupura, Pattoki, Narang Mandi, Muridkay and Renala Khurd is worse.

Meanwhile, Water and Power Ministry said that it has started getting furnace oil after which power shortfall has decreased from 6,000MW to 4,400 MW.

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