Complaints of power outage in Lahore as heatwave intensifies

LAHORE (Dunya News) - As the heat intensifies, complaints of power outages have also increased in different areas of the Lahore and Karachi.

Citizens of different parts of the Lahore including Baghbanpura, Dharampura, Garhi Shahu, Abbott Road, Shahdara and Marghzar Colony are suffering severely.

They said that Lahore Electric Supply Company (LESCO) employees and officers do not answer the phone. 

On the other hand, the LESCO spokesperson claimed that there was no load-shedding anywhere in the city but electricity was being supplied in excess of the demand. In the scorching heat, technical glitches are causing problems.

A LESCO spokesman said technical glitches or replacement of the transformer took time and the feeder had to be shut down.

Meanwhile, people living in Karachi are also facing severe difficulties due to power outages in Gulshan Iqbal, Gulistan-e-Johar, Pehlwan Goth and Safoora.