Friday, March 24, 2023

Pakistan Power Outage: After Grid Failure, Major Cities are Without Electricity

Pakistan Power Outage: After Grid Failure, Without Electricity
The power minister Khurrum Dastagir claimed that it occurred after the power grids were turned on in the morning.

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Millions of Pakistanis were left without power early on Monday as a result of a failure in the country’s national grid. All of the country’s major cities, including the largest city Karachi, the capital Islamabad, Lahore, and Peshawar, were without power.

According to Pakistan’s power minister Khurrum Dastagir, a “frequency variation” caused the grid failure in the south of the country. It was “not a major crisis,” he insisted, and power would return soon.

Power outages are a common occurrence in Pakistan, which are attributed to poor management and a lack of infrastructure investment. It took hours to restore the last significant blackout in October. in a declaration. The grid “experienced a loss of frequency, that occurred at approximately 07:30 local time (02:30 GMT),” according to the energy ministry.