Several phases in Karachi’s Defence Housing Authority (DHA) have been nonetheless with out electrical energy for greater than two days after unprecedented rains lashed the town on Thursday.
The streets in DHA, one of many metropolis’s costliest areas, have been inundated with rainwater making the lives of residents depressing.
Okay-Electric, the only real energy utility, has maintained that the world won’t be energised utterly until the rainwater is drained.
Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah additionally visited the KE head workplace on Saturday and was given a briefing on the most recent state of affairs relating to restoration of provide to the affected areas.
“Water had entered close to 50% of KE’s substations across the city but especially so in the DHA, Clifton and other low-lying areas,” KE CEO Moonis Alvi informed the chief minister.
“This water had to be drained and sensitive electrical equipment allowed to dry before the substations could be powered up in a safe and sustainable manner,” Alvi stated.
Later, CM Shah met with Chairman Clifton Cantonment Board and directed to expedite drainage of water from DHA areas.
Sindh authorities spokesperson Murtaza Wahab stated Commissioner Karachi has been directed to offer all potential help to DHA.