Karachi City facing severe Load Shedding due to ongoing Moonsoon Rain Spel.
Karachi: As soon as it rained in Karachi, the K-Electric system went down and more than 500 feeders tripped across the city. K-Electric’s feeders tripped, disrupting the power supply in most parts of the city.
Rain in the city became a nuisance due to the tripping of K-Electric’s feeders. After the rain, most of Karachi lost power. Power supply to Shah Faisal Town, Model Colony, Nazimabad has been suspended while Shah Faisal Colony, Azimpura and Anwar Ibrahim Society have been without power since the last day.
Prolonged load shedding is going on in Qayyumabad, Korangi, New Karachi, Surjani Town, various blocks of Gulistan-e-Jauhar, Clifton and most places of Defense. According to the spokesman of K-Electric, there are difficulties in the restoration work of electricity due to standing rainwater in low lying areas. According to the spokesperson, protection of human life is the top priority and work is underway to restore power in the affected areas as soon as safety clearance is obtained.
The spokesman of K-Electric made it clear that all the accidents caused by the recent rains were accidental. K-Electric’s management also said that no electric shock accident was related to our installations.