Pakistan suffered country-wide energy cuts early on Monday on account of a serious breakdown in its nationwide grid, the federal vitality ministry mentioned.
“In keeping with preliminary data, at about 7:34 AM (native time) right now, the Nationwide Grid skilled a lack of frequency, that triggered a serious breakdown. A swift work is on to revive the system,” the ministry mentioned in a press release.
Energy was out in all main cities, together with Karachi, Islamabad, Lahore and Peshawar.
A frequency variation was reported within the southern a part of the nation between the cities of Jamshoro and Dadu when methods have been turned on on Monday morning, energy minister Khurrum Dastagir instructed Geo TV channel.
“There was a fluctuation in voltage and the methods have been shut down one after the other. This isn’t a serious disaster,” Dastagir mentioned.
Some grids within the nation had already been restored, the minister added.
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