Sri Lanka to experience massive 7 hours and 30 minutes power cut on March 3 for the second consecutive day. This is the longest power cut announced in Sri Lanka in 26 years, according to news agency AFP. This is the longest cut since 1996 when Sri Lanka relied on hydropower for a majority of its electricity needs and the reservoirs ran dry.

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.

Power Cut Schedule – website