Pakistan continues to suffer energy crisis as shortfall hits 4250 MW
Pakistan is still witnessing the worst energy crisis as the power shortfall reached 4250 Megawatts, resulting in the power outage of up to 10-12 hours across the country.
Prolonged Power outages of 10 to 12 hours in various cities including Karachi, Peshawar and Quetta have made life difficult for the citizens.
At present, the people have only one plea to the government to provide electricity at least in this scorching heat, but all the promises of the new government in this regard have proved to be mere claims and the wait of the people is getting longer.
Along with Sindh, other cities of Punjab including Multan and Hafizabad also facing power outage for several hours. Load shedding is being carried out for 6 hours in urban areas of Peshawar and 16 hours in rural areas.
On the other hand, the city of lights, Karachi, was plunged into darkness, the duration of load shedding in metropolitan city reached 6 to 14 hours.
Hyderabad, Larkana, Nawabshah and many other cities are without electricity for hours.
Citizens said that after working in the scorching heat all day, when they come home at night, they spend the whole night waiting for the electricity to come.
The scorching heat of 50 degrees Celsius and the torment of load shedding on it made the citizens of Mirpur Khas and Sukkur unconscious.
The meteorological department has claimed that the heat wave will begin to subside in most parts of the country this week, meanwhile, strong winds and thundershowers are also expected in North Balochistan, Punjab, Upper Sindh, KP, Gilgit-Baltistan and Kashmir.