Electricity resumed in disaster-stricken provinces

16:50 | 09/11/2016 Industry

Electricity has been resumed in disaster-stricken central provinces of Ha Tinh, Quang Binh, Quang Tri and Quang Nam, said the Electricity of Vietnam (EVN) on November 7.

Electricity resumed in disaster-stricken provinces

Workers examine an electricity facility (Photo: VNA)

However, some localities have yet to access electricity due to inundation.

In Phu Yen, several parts of Phu Hoa, Dong Xuan, Song Cau, Dong Hoa, Tuy An districts and Tuy Hoa city remain under water.

In Khanh Hoa, one transformer has been isolated due to flooding from November 5.

Meanwhile in the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak, the provincial power company resumed power supply in all Krong Nang and Krong Ana districts.

As of 8am on November 7, eight hydropower reservoirs were draining away water.

The EVN’s hydropower plants and local authorities have worked closely together to follow reservoir operation regulations and flush water away as directed by local steering committees for disaster prevention and control./.

 

Source: VNA

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