ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka has approved power cuts of 2 hours for some areas and 3 hours 45 minutes for other areas in two blocks as a forex crisis crates power shortages in the dry season, the Public Utilities Commission said.
Areas PQRSTUVW will have power cuts in 2 hour blocks from 900am to 500pm.
Areas ABCDEFGHIJKL will have a 2 hour power cut from 0800am to 0600pm and another 1 hour and 15 minutes from 0800 to 1100pm.
Download the power cut schedule for March 14 from 14-03-2022-Power-Interruption-Schedule-full
Sri Lanka is facing forex shortages due to money printed to keep interest rates low and the country has run out of reserves and the currency has been floated. (Colombo/March 14/2022)