Hyderabad to face 3 hours power cut

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With the mercury rising, the city and its surrounding areas are set to face up to three hours of power cuts.

The Director of Meteorological Centre Mr Sudhakar  said ,  “Summer has set in and the weather is going to be sunny in the coming days” 

The total power demand in the state was around 255 million units per day in the first two weeks of the month. It has risen to 295-300 million units per day in last two days.

Officials say that the power demand will cross 320 MU by this month-end. Hence, the increased hours of power shut-down will be implemented from now.

As per the revised schedules, the load relief will be of three hours daily, in two spells of one-and-a-half hours each.

“Due to Intermediate examinations from 9 am to noon, the three-hour power cuts at present are being imposed in two spells, from 6.30 am to 8 am and 12.30 pm to 2 pm, depending on the availability of power,” said the divisional engineer, (Central Power Distribution Company Limited) CPDCL, Secunderabad.

District headquarters towns are likely to face four hours of power cuts while for towns and municipalities, it will be of six hours per day. Mandal headquarters will face eight hours of cuts and industries might also have power holidays.

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