Power Lines Develop Snag Due To Dust Storm Disrupting Supply In Parts Of Delhi

The electricity supply was disrupted for varying paeriod of time stretching upto 40 minutes in some areas, a power department official said.

Power Lines Develop Snag Due To Dust Storm Disrupting Supply In Parts Of Delhi

Delhi witnessed moderate rainfall with thunderstorms in the evening

New Delhi:

A power transmission line near Delhi's Sarai Kale Khan developed fault due to the dust storm in the city affecting electricity supply in some localities of south Delhi on Wednesday evening, officials said.

The electricity supply was disrupted for varying paeriod of time stretching upto 40 minutes in some areas including Maharani Bagh, Gulmohar Park and New Friends Colony, a power department official said.

"The 400 KVA transmission line near Sarai Kale Khan developed fault during the dust storm, which affected other lines and substations drawing power from it. The situation was brought under control by restoring supply from alternative channels, however supply was affected in some localities," he said.

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Power supply was also affected at few other areas as power lines snapped due to falling of tree branches during the storm, that was quickly restored, power distribution company officials said.

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