Sri Lanka to experience massive 7 hours and 30 minutes power cut on March 2. Accordingly, daytime power cuts will be imposed from 8.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. for areas mentioned under groups E, T, U, V, and W. For these areas, the nighttime power cuts will be from 6.00 p.m. to 8.30 p.m.

Areas mentioned under groups F, P, Q, R, and S will experience daytime power interruptions between 1.00 p.m. and 6.00 p.m. The electricity supply will again be disrupted from 8.30 p.m. to 11.00 p.m for these areas.

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At the moment several power plants have shut down due to lack of fuel. Water levels of several hydro power reservoirs are decreasing and it will not be possible to generate hydro power electricity in its maximum capacity.

The Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka urges consumers and institutions to use electricity sparingly during this period and support the Ceylon Electricity Board and PUCSL.