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Hotlines to report power failures

The Ministry of Power and Renewable Energy today announced dedicated hotlines for the public to inform authorities of power failures due to the adverse weather conditions prevailing in the country.

Power and Renewable Energy Minister Ranjith Siyambalapitiya speaking at a press conference said those affected can contact the relevant authorities on the following hotlines.

Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB)- 1987
Lanka Electricity Company (Private) Limited (LECO) - 1910
Ministry of Power and Renewable Energy - 1901
Residents in the Kalutara District can contact - 0114418418
Residents in the Southern Province can contact - 0714238623

Minister Siyambalapitiya said they had restored power for about half of the reported power failures around the country caused by the adverse weather conditions. (Kalathma Jayawardhane)