Lengthy load shedding adds to Karachi’s miseries amid summer heat

Bol News  |  Jun 23, 2021

Lengthy power failures and load sheddinghit several areas of Karachi on Wednesday, adding to the citizens’ grief amid rising temperatures.

Areas that were previously exempted from load-shedding have also been hit, including Tariq Bin Ziyad Housing Society, Shah Faisal Town, Karachi Admin Society, Saadi Town, and PECHS Block 2 which are facing outages since 9 am.

Power failure in North Nazimabad’s Block H was also reported at 8 am.

Meanwhile, citizens complained against load-shedding near Gol Market, Nazimabad, reciting slogans against K-Electric.

The protesters said that the power provider had cut off the area’s electricity for the last two days.

KE, in reply, stated power was being cut off for seven-and-a-half to 10 hours in high loss areas.

The duration of load-shedding has not augmented in the rest of the city, KE said.

The power service said that there was a power outage in some areas of North Nazimabad as restoration works were underway.

The extreme temperature in Karachi hit 35°C today, while indoor moisture reached 62%, according to the weather forecast.

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