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Squall, dust storm causes power outages in various parts of Delhi

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Many areas in the city faced power outages as lines snapped due to a and dust with a speed of up to 109 kmph hit and neighbouring areas today.

Reports of disruptions in power supply were received from parts of Najafgarh, Jafarabad, Vasant Kunj, Seelampur and Shahstri Park, a BSES said, adding operations and maintenance teams have been put on a high-alert to take care of any contingency.

"In most cases, the teams were able to restore power supply quickly, but in some cases, it took a little longer than usual due to various factors," he said.

No major disruption in power supply was reported by Distribution Limited (TPDDL), that supplies in North and Northwest

There were minor disruptions in power supply in Wazirpur and Bawana areas, but it was restored immediately, TPDDL said.

A TPDDL said field and maintenance staff have been put on a high alert and equipment, including tree trimmers and hydraulic lifts are on standby.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Mon, May 14 2018. 00:00 IST