Sri Lanka schedules up to 5.5 hours of power cuts on March 16 | Sinhala News

ECONOMYNEXT – Power cuts of 4.5 hours for some areas in Sri Lanka, 5.5 hours for other areas in two blocks on March 15 were approved, the Public Utilities Commission said as a forex crisis creates power shortages in the dry season.

Areas ABCDEFGHIJKL will have a 2.5 hour power cut from 0800am to 0600pm and another two hours from from 0800 to 1100pm.

Areas PQRSTUVW will have power cuts of 3 hours 830am to 530pm and 2.5 hours from 5.30pm to 1100pm.

Download the power cut schedule for March 15 from 16-03-2022-Power-Interruption-Schedule-full

Media reports said there will be no power cuts when President addresses the nation in the night.

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 15/2022)

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