Lengthy energy outages as 250+ poles broken throughout Gurugram


Residents of a number of areas within the metropolis confronted lengthy energy outages after Monday morning’s heavy rain and thunderstorm broken electrical energy poles and transformers, energy authorities stated, including that energy in Sushant Lok 1, sectors 39, 22A and few extra areas was anticipated to be restored throughout Gurugram by midnight on Monday

In accordance with officers of the Dakshin Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam (DHBVN), greater than 250 electrical energy poles broke over 20 transformers have been broken after bushes fell on them in the course of the storm.

Authorities stated that energy in a number of areas went out quickly after heavy rain began battering Gurugram between 5am and 6am, including the outage continued not less than until 1pm in some areas.

Officers stated that energy infrastructure in Circle 1, comprising Metropolis and Manesar division, was much less broken because of the rain and storm, however energy infrastructure in Sohna and Suburban Gurugram was badly broken as poles fell, transformers burst and fallen bushes disrupted provide traces.

Excessive stress traces have been additionally disrupted in a couple of areas and over a dozen feeders in Circle 1 broke down, they added.

Officers stated over 140 electrical energy poles have been both broken or damaged and 7 transformers have been broken in Sohna division. Government engineer (Sohna) Shiv Raj Singh stated 33kV transmission traces at two locations have been broken after bushes fell on them.

In suburban Gurugram, round 45 electrical energy poles broke or obtained broken and 14 tree uprooting incidents have been reported, inflicting harm to overhead energy provide traces, stated authorities.

Kuldeep Singh Nehra, govt engineer (Suburban Gurugram), stated residents of Sector 56, Sushant Lok 1, Sector 51 and Sector 52 suffered probably the most harm to cables or transformers from the rain and storm. “We visited these spots to watch restoration work at a war-scale,” he stated.

Rahul Sangwan, govt engineer (Manesar), stated Farrukh Nagar, Hailey Mandi and Bhorakalan have been additionally affected. “Eight transformers and 40 poles have been damaged in the complete Manesar division,” he stated.

Vijay Pal Yadav, govt engineer (Gurugram metropolis), stated 100% energy provide was restored throughout most areas by midday after electrical energy infrastructure harm was fastened. “4 transformers have been broken and 25 poles broke from the storm. Eleven kv provide traces at a number of locations have been broken as a lot of bushes obtained uprooted within the metropolis space,” he stated.

Residents of Block A in DLF Part 1 stated that that they had no energy for over 12 hours as an enormous tree fell on a transformer. Dhruv Bansal, administrator and spokesperson of DLF QERWA, the core affiliation for phases 1 to five, stated not less than 25,000 residents in Block A have been left with out energy from Monday morning. “Energy was restored for under a short while within the night,” he stated.

Bhawna Chaudhary, a resident of Sector 46 principal highway, stated that greater than 12 hours had handed earlier than the electrical energy provide was restored of their space. “The outage began at round 5.30am,” she stated.

Abhimanyu Mittal and Harshita Thard, different residents of Sector 46, stated even their inverters had been exhausted. “I’m unable to make money working from home. Youngsters and outdated persons are struggling loads because of the outage, which has now grow to be 14 hours lengthy,” Mittal stated. Kavita, a resident of Ardee Metropolis, Abhishek Ninaniya of Sector 9A additionally complained of lengthy outages.

PK Chauhan, superintending engineer (Circle 2) confirmed that residents of sectors 39, 22A and Sushant Lok 1 would face outages into the night time. “We’re repeatedly working to revive energy provide. It will likely be accomplished by Monday midnight,” he stated.

Manoj Yadav, superintending engineer (Circle 1), stated officers had been given free hand to acquire any obligatory assets to revive energy provide.


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