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power cut

n
(Electrical Engineering) a temporary interruption or reduction in the supply of electrical power to a particular area. Sometimes shortened to: cut
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Government hospitals are struggling to cope with people streaming in with symptoms of heat exhaustion and unannounced "load shedding" or power cuts have given little respite from the scorching weather.
Even as the power distribution companies claimed to have surplus electricity, several residential colonies, particularly those located in trans- Yamuna areas, faced power cuts ranging from 30 minutes to two hours.
POWER cuts affected a large number of homes on Teesside.
Manufacturers suffering from power cuts are requesting same exclusion from these cuts as El-Mahalla El-Kubra
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- People who live under harsh conditions in Gaza due to ongoing Israeli offensives encountered with a new hindrance with power cuts, which brought daily life to a standstill.
CAIRO - Egypt's prime minister said Wednesday he hoped severe power cuts across the country will be reduced next week, after widespread complaints over unprecedented blackouts of up to eight hours a day.
The government aims through contracting on constructing such plants to diversify electricity sources, boost Egypt s production of electricity along with overcoming the current shortage of power supply and avoiding frequent power cuts.
The power cuts, low voltage and tripping has become a normal routine.
In urban areas the power cuts remain up to 8 to 10 hours, however, the rural areas receive an unrelenting flogging of more than 14 to 16 hours of load shedding.
A government call centre in Bahrain will almost triple its workforce in the next two weeks to handle an expected surge of complaints about power cuts, a senior government official said.
Power cuts caused by striking electricity company (EAC) workers trapped dozens in elevators on Tuesday, as police urged the public to be extra careful when approaching traffic lights that were out of order.
New Delhi, Jan 31 ( ANI ): Reacting to the threats given by Discom to cut power in the capital for ten hours, m dmi Party (P) leader Sanjay Singh on Friday said that the government will make sure that there are no power cuts in the capital and that they are not going to let the people of Delhi suffer at any cost.