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* Ministry says power will soon be restored in Colombo suburbs experiencing power failure
Tue, May 15, 2018, 09:38 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

May 15, Colombo: The Ministry of Power and Renewable Energy says that the breakdown of electricity supply in several parts of Colombo will be repaired within a few hours.

The power supply to several suburbs of Colombo has been disrupted due to a technical failure on the 220KV power transmission line from Biyagama to Pannipitiya.

At present power supply to Sri Jayewardenepura Kotte, Dehiwala, Ratmalana and Pannipitiya areas has been disrupted due to the breakdown.

The spokesman to the Ministry of Power and Energy, Sulakshana Jayawardena said steps are currently being taken to restore electricity to the affected areas as soon as possible.

 

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