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This power failure news is from Malaysia

Blackout at Stadium Perpaduan vaccination centre

The authorities must put in place contingency plans at Covid-19 vaccination centers to deal with eventualities such as a power failure. The blackout in Kuching, Malaysia led to overcrowding and showed a lack of planning and foresight.
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This power failure news is from Pakistan

Power outages hit several areas

Power failure reported after a drizzle in Karachi. Power consumers complained about shutdowns and outages in many areas. There could be threats of urban flooding and more failures because of the Monsoon season, which begins in Pakistan on July 1st and lasts till Sept 30.

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This power failure news is from South Africa

Power cuts in South Africa

The current power failures are devastating for businesses in all sectors of the economy and are creating hardship for citizens in South Africa, Busa said. The power utility says a number of generating units had gone down amid high power consumption because of the cold weather. Persistent load shedding will cripple South Africa’s economic recovery, without an urgent solution being found to the planned power cuts, said Economist Mike Schussler.
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This power failure news is from India

No power supply for three days

Residents of Palampur lodged a protest over the power failure in their villages for the past three days. Villagers said it was difficult to stay without power supply in the scorching heat. Residents were forced to spend their nights in the open due to high temperatures at this time of the season.
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This power failure news is from Yemen

Power outage in South Yemen

Residents and businesses in South Haven experienced a nearly 10-hour power failure after a tree fell on a voltage line.
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This power failure news is from United Kingdom

Power cut in Oldham

More than 2000 properties left without power in Oldham. The power cut was caused by an 'unexpected incident' on one of Electricity North West's high voltage cables.
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This power failure news is from South Africa

Power failure left without water hospitals in Gauteng

Some Gauteng hospitals were left without water when Rand Water experienced power failure that affected water supply in many parts of the province.
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This power failure news is from United Kingdom

Wrexham area without electricity

A power cut in Wrexham area left hundreds of properties without electricity this morning. Scottish Power is investigating the reason of the outage.
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This power failure news is from Sri Lanka

Power failure at Ambatale plant

Water supply for several suburban areas of Colombo District was interrupted due to a power failure at the Ambatale Water Treatment Plant. Service was later restored.
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This power failure news is from United Kingdom

Power cut affects Bromyard

Western Power Distribution said 118 properties in Bromyard were affected by a power cut on Thursday. The electricity has been restored.
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This power failure news is from United Kingdom

Works in Malton to improve the power network

A 15 weeks work for improving the power network has just started in Malton. Disservices like power cuts might happen along the way.
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This power failure news is from Iran

Power outage aggravates Iranians livelihood

Power failures have been brought under the spotlight in different parts of Iran. Officials blamed the blackouts on a natural gas shortage, a prolonged drought that disturbed the hydroelectricity plants, and the bitcoin mining in the country.
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This power failure news is from Australia

Strong winds cause power outages around Illawarra

Endeavour Energy crews are continuing to safely restore power to 2100 homes after Sunday's damaging winds. The winds caused a large power outage around Illawarra's targeting homes and traffic lights.
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This power failure news is from United Kingdom

Power cut in Wilmslow

About 2000 homes were hit over the weekend in Wilmslow by a power cut. Electricity North West's engineers worked to restore power.

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This power failure news is from United Kingdom

Power cut in Preston

A power cut has affected 1300 homes in Preston over the weekend. Electricity North West have apologized and solved the issue about after six hours.
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This power failure news is from United Kingdom

Homes in Burton without power

Yesterday morning a power cut in Burton caused by a fault on the high voltage network belonging to Western Power Distribution meant that 1,196 homes had no power. The power should have been back by the end of the morning.
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This power failure news is from United Kingdom

Power cuts in the Scottish capital city

In Edinburgh big parts of the city are without electricity due to a power cut which left thousands of homes without power. The engineers are working to fix the fault.
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This power failure news is from India

Power failure at Beawar

In Amrit Kaur Hospital while laborers digging to set up a new oxygen plant in the hospital, they accidentally struck the electricity cable causing a power failure. During this time a woman patient died. Relatives present on the spot accused the hospital of negligence and said that she died due to low oxygen pressure. The electricity was resumed a couple of hours later.
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This power failure news is from Iran

Power failure in Iran

Many Iranian cities have suffered large power failures, that have disrupted factory production, hospital treatment, telecommunications, and people’s lives in general. Covid-19 patients are being endangered by the lack of an oxygen machine.
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This power failure news is from India

Bihar is devastated because of the cyclone Yaas

In Patna were affected by unclean water inundating several streets. The waterlogging left power failures and most communication channels were reportedly disrupted. The Patna airport has suspended all flight operations. More than four persons died due to lightning.
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This power failure news is from United Kingdom

Power cut in Norfolk targets 1000 homes

More than 1000 homes in Norfolk have been affected by a power cut due to a high voltage overhead electricity line fault.
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This power failure news is from United Kingdom

Power cut in Norfolk

About 500 homes in Norfolk have been affected by a power cut caused according to UK Power Networks by a high voltage overhead electricity line fault.
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This power failure news is from United Kingdom

Cat provokes power cut in small town

In Stow-on-the-Wold, Gloucestershire a cat was rescued from a power pole causing an unexpected power cut.
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This power failure news is from United Kingdom

Power cut in Tauton leaves 2000 customers without electricity

A power cut in Tauton leaved about 2000 customers without electricity this morning, Western Power Distribution confirmed that the power cut is due to a high voltage fault.
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This power failure news is from United Kingdom

Power cut in West Yorkshire

A power cut has hit West Yorkshire leaving without electricity about 80 homes in Kirklees, Bradford and even Leeds. The power cut is due to a powergrid explosion.