Due to a technical fault in Tarbela power plant, earlier today has left the two provinces Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) in dark.
There was an electricity outage in parts of Punjab and KP due to a sudden breakdown of the power plant at Tarbela dam. According to the officials at the power plat, a sudden blackout due to technical difficulties has affected various cities of Punjab including Lahore, Bahawalpur, and Multan along with some other cities in Punjab.
The breakdown is also affecting the cities in KP including Sawat and Lakki Marwat.
Teams have arrived at the power plant along with the secretary power division, the work on the power plant will be started immediately to fix it as soon as possible. However, no timeline has been given to fix the technical fault.
Earlier breakdowns at the same power plant have witnessed the repair work up to eight hours.
The officials said the work has been started, the time required to fix the fault depends on the nature of the fault, if the fault is not major it will be fixed in few hours as it used to be, but if it’s a major fault it could take days.