Blackout in Fort, Pettah and surrounding areas as power supply breaks down

Blackout in Fort, Pettah and surrounding areas as power supply breaks down

Blackout in Fort, Pettah and surrounding areas as power supply breaks down

Written by Bella Dalima

09 Oct, 2014 | 6:49 pm

A number of areas around Colombo including Fort and Pettah have been subjected to a blackout due to a breakdown in a high tension power cable.

Deputy General Manager of the Western Province South of the Ceylon Electricity Board, Jayavilal Meegoda stated that the said cable transmits electricity from Kolonnawa to the sub-station in Colombo Fort.

He went on to state that measures have been taken to restore the power.

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