Cyprus Mail

Power cut affected some area of Nicosia on Sunday

A power cut on Sunday left residents of Kaimakli and Pallouriotissa in Nicosia without electricity for about 90 minutes before it was fixed.

“It was due to the combination of high temperatures, high humidity and high demand,” EAC spokeswoman  Christina Papadopoulou explained. However, as she pointed out, though the incident occurred between 3.45pm and 5.30pm, it was not a direct result of people returning from the beach and using a lot of electricity at that time, as reported.

Rather, the faults developed due to higher temperatures in Nicosia since Friday. A period of conditions that trigger high demand can result in power cuts days after.

“Gradually the underground cables heat up and the plastic cable joints break,” Papadopoulou said.

When this happens, they are being repaired as soon as possible and electricity is being restored to the affected areas in stages.

Related Posts

UN special rep to hold separate meetings with Anastasiades and Tatar

Staff Reporter

English school staff stage third protest

Iole Damaskinos

Woman arrested in connection with subsidies fraud

Staff Reporter

Search for remains of nurses killed in Tylliria in 1964

Source: Cyprus News Agency

Podcast to show the island’s rich and diverse history

Andrea Charalambous

Weekend Escapes: Episode 6 “Loud Music Festival 2022 ”

CM Guest Columnist


Comments are closed.