Power failures continue due to inclement weather

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The Ministry of Power and Renewable Energy states that a number of areas in the south of the island would continue to experience power failures in the aftermath of the recent strong wind and rains.

Media Spokesperson Sulakshana Jayawardena noted that over 14,000 families are facing power interruptions in the Matara, Galle, Ambalantota and Akuressa areas. He also added that South of the island alone has experienced 121 000 power interruptions out of 151 000 power interruptions islandwide.

He also noted that a special team has been assigned to restore power islandwide.