Electricity restored in parts of Karachi after EHT tripping

KARACHI: Power normalisation process is underway and Electricity restored in different areas of Pakistan’s largest and richest city, Karachi after remaining suspended for several hours today due to tripping of Extra High Tension Line (EHT), Aaj News reported.

According to the reports, high power K-Electric grid station tripped causing power outage in half of the city. Power tripped in the early morning causing daily commuters hurdles in performing day-to-day routines. The glitches were caused by tripping in extra high tension line, according to their K-Electric’s official website.

Affected areas include Defence, Clifton, Bath Island, Malir, Gulshan Iqbal, Gulistan-e-Johar, Federal B Area, Orangi, Nazimabad, Liaquatabad, Buffer Zone, North Karachi, Surjani Town, SITE and Baldia Town.

Due to the power breakdown, several water board pumping stations had also stopped functioning.