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Published: 31st July 2012 09:50 PM
Last Updated: 31st July 2012 09:50 PM
Electricity supply has been
restored in close to three-fourth of the areas in the northern
region, including the national capital, that were severely
impacted by power outages since today afternoon.Seventy per cent or 24,300 MW of power has been restored
in the northern region, including Delhi, till 1930 hours,
Power Grid said in a statement.In Delhi, 100 per cent or 4,100 MW, has resumed.State-run Power Grid, which manages grids across the
country, said that "supply to (Delhi) Metro and Railway
traction (was) restored at 1530 hours".
Power Grid said full electricity supply has been restored
in the North East.In the Eastern region, 50 per cent supply has been
restored till 2030 hours.Triggering a major power crisis, the three major grids --
Northern, Eastern and North Eastern -- failed at 1300 hours.Even though the exact reason is yet to be ascertained,
officials said that problems started in the Eastern Grid and
there could also have been over drawals by some states.
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