Over 30,000 breakdowns in 3 days

Over 30,000 breakdowns in 3 days; Additional Staff Deployed To Restore Power

by Zulfick Farzan 23-05-2024 | 9:40 AM

COLOMBO (News 1st); The Ceylon Electricity Board has reported over 36,900 breakdowns resulting in power interruptions to more than 300,000 consumers in the last 3 days due to inclement weather.

Minister of Power and Energy posted on X, that additional service staff has been assigned to attend the breakdowns and the CEB management & service staff are working 24 hours to restore power to the affected consumers.

If consumers are unable to repot power interruptions through the CEB hotline 1987, they can use the SMS option to 1987 with BD and the electricity consumer number to follow, use the CEB Care app or through http://cebcare.ceb.lk.