Jammu & Kashmir

Jammu to face power cuts; timing announced

A woman looks on as a lineman installs the Smart Meter in JK. [FPK Photo/ Umar Farooq]

Jammu: Jammu Power Development Corporation Ltd (JPDCL) on Monday issued new power curtailment schedule summer-24 for Jammu division.

According to the schedule, there will be 4 hour power curtailment in urban areas and 8 hours in rural areas on daily basis. It is stated that the curtailment will be in three shifts — morning, afternoon and evening.

The new schedule was issued on a day when Jammu city recorded the hottest day at 42.8 degrees Celsius, 3.7 notches above normal during this part of the season.

Jammu, where the night temperature settled at 24.7 degrees Celsius, continues to be the hottest recorded place in the division, an official of the meteorological department said.

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