Karachi faces major power breakdown as heavy downpour continues
The overflow of Lath Dam has created a critical situation at KVKDA 220 Grid, causing a major breakdown in the metropolis, said spokesperson K- Electric adding that as a safety measure they were forced to suspend supply to feeders associated with the grid, forcing power outages in Gulshan, North- Nazimabad, Azizabad, Liaqatabad, Malir, Surjani, Shadman, Johar, Gulistan Kalim among many others.
“Work to remove water from grid station is underway and we hope to resume power supply in a short time span,” said the spokesperson while talking to GNN. “The army personnel are working on ground to manage the situation.”
At least 22 people have been killed in rain-related as city received heavy monsoon showers causing urban flooding.