KARACHI: As Karachi received its first spell of monsoon rain on Tuesday night, over 100 of K-Electric's feeders were affected, resulting in power outages in a number of areas across the city, Express News reported.
According to K-Electric, the power supply company in Karachi, 117 feeders were affected.
Due to the rainfall 117 out of 1450 feeders are affected. #Rain emergency teams are working to restore power.— KE (@KElectricPk) July 21, 2015
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While the rain turned the weather pleasant as many areas including Gulshane-Iqbal, Malir, Orangi Town, Saddar, Garden, Korangi and DHA received heavy rain, power breakdowns were also reported from a number of localities. These include Federal B Area, PIB Colony, Soldier Bazaar, Saddar, Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Liaquatabad, Garden, New Karachi, Korangi, Landhi, Shah Faisal, Malir, Defence and Clifton, among others.
Meanwhile, according to the MET department, more rains are expected in Karachi July 24 onwards.