Downed power lines disrupt electricity in Colombo

2019-04-16 at 06:04

The Ministry of Power and Energy says residents of Kottawa, Homagama, Padukka, Horana and Avissawella continue experience power outages due to downed power lines.

Heavy rains accompanied by strong winds last night uprooted trees in the outskirts of Colombo damaging several power lines.

Speaking to NewsRadio, Media Director of the Ministry of Power Sulakshana Jayawardena said measures have been taken to restore the power lines promptly.

He said CEB employees have commenced restoring power lines and assured to restore power supply to affected areas within few hours.

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