The city is experiencing a great power breakdown after heavy rainfall hit Karachi on Thursday breaking a decades-old record.

Government Minister for Energy Omar Ayub has instructed K-Electric to reestablish power in Karachi by today after a few areas announced being without power even after two days.

Ayub said he is in contact with KE’s administration and that he had instructed the city’s sole power supplier to guarantee power supply to the places experiencing power blackouts.

Ayub made the remarks in a call with Governor Sindh Imran Ismail and Prime Minister Imran Khan’s special assistant on power, Shahzad Qasim, on Saturday.

He included that he had addressed K-Electric CEO Moonis Elahi after the organization had neglected to reestablish power even after two days following the heavy rainfall in the city. He said, “I have guided K-Electric CEO to quickly reestablish power in the city.”

In certain places, power was reestablished after 30 to 35 hours, although, many stay without power.

The power blackout likewise left the residents of Karachi in great trouble as they are unable to contact family and relatives as a breakdown of cell phone services brought about by extended power blackouts included to their troubles.

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