Power outages adds miseries to people of heat struck Nawabshah

NAWABSHAH: The intermittent power outages added to the miseries of public during severe hot weather when mercury remained above 45 degrees Celsius.

The power supply went off at 11 am on Tuesday the first working day after Eid vacations and returned at 3-30 pm. Earlier, power supply remained off from 11 pm till 5-30 am on second day of Eid and again disappeared at 5-30 pm on third day of Eid vacation and returned at 12-30 am mid night. The worst affected were thickly populated areas of Nawabshah including Liaquatabad, Taj Colony and city business areas. Citizens said that despite the clear orders of caretaker government, they were facing menace of load shedding for several hours round the clock. The unannounced load shedding in Nawabshah and adjacent areas started with the first day of Eid vacation and no relief was seen till the last and fourth day of Eid vacation.