ECONOMYNEXT– Power reduces up to 5 hrs have actually been accepted in Sri Lanka for May 13 and also 14, Public Utilities Payment (PUCSL) Chairman Janaka Ratnayake stated as cash printing by the reserve bank caused foreign exchange scarcities have actually interfered with gas imports.
All locations (ABCDEFGHIJKLPQRSTUVW) will certainly have power cuts of 3 hrs and also 20 min from 8.00 am to 3.10 pm and also 1 hr and also 40 mins from 6.00 pm and also 9.50 pm.
In Between 6.00 am and also 9.00 am, the Colombo City centre might encounter a power cut of 3 hrs.
Board of Investments, Industrial areas coming under MNOXY and also Z locations will certainly have a power cut of 3 hrs from 5.00 am and also 8.00 am.
The state-run Ceylon Power Board stated the supply disruption time and also remediation time will certainly be differed within half an hour as suggested over.
The very same timetable will certainly apply for both May 13 and also 14. Please visit this site for the timetable.
With time limit raised for 7 hrs on Thursday (12 ), the PUCSL introduced that the power cuts will certainly be prolonged for 5 hrs from earlier 3 hrs and also 20 mins with the electrical power need raising.
Because of scarcity of bucks, the state-run gas store Ceylon Oil Company (CPC) has actually been incapable to provide gas on Monday and also Tuesday. Nevertheless, it later on introduced that gas will certainly be supplied for important areas under safety and security.( Colombo/ May 12/2022)