A power cut of about one hour is set to occur today (24). The power cut will occur in between 5.30 pm and 9.30 pm today.
1 – Areas belonging to Section A will experience a power cut from 5.30 pm to 6.30 pm.
2 – Areas belonging to Section B will experience a power cut from 6.30 pm to 7.30 pm.
3 – Areas belonging to Section C will experience a power cut from 7.30 pm to 8.30 pm.
4 – Areas belonging to Section D will experience a power cut from 8.30 pm to 9.30 pm.
Meanwhile, a power cut of about two hours may likely to occur tomorrow (25), according to the Electrical Engineers’ Association of the Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB).
As of now, power generation at the Sapugaskanda Power Plant has come to complete standstill and two power generators at the Kelanitissa Power Plant have malfunctioned despite the availability of diesel. This is believed to be an act of sabotage, as per the view of the Association of Technical Engineers and Superintendents.