ECONOMYNEXT – Power cuts up to 3 hours and 20 minutes have been approved for Sri Lanka for May 5, Public Utilities Commission Chairman Janaka Ratnayake said as money printing by the central bank triggered forex shortages, disrupting fuel imports.
All areas (ABCDEFGHIJKLPQRSTUVW) will have power cuts of 2 hours from 0900am to 0500pm and 1 hour and 20 minutes from 0500pm and 0900pm.
Between 0600am and 0900am, the Colombo City centre could face a power cut of three hours.
Download the full power cut schedule from here: Demand Managmet Schedule – May 05
CEB said the supply interruption time and restoration time will be varied within 30 minutes as indicated above. (Colombo/ May 4/2022)