Power restored to Hiyaa Flats following unexpected outage

An aerial view of Hiyaa Flats in Hulhumale' Phase II. (Sun Photo/Mohamed Hayyan)

State Electric Company Limited (STELCO) has stated that power has been resorted to Hiyaa Flats, which were facing an unexpected outage triggered by damage to a cable laid down in the area.

STELCO informed of the power outage at Hiyaa Flats at around 9:97am.

They said that the damage to the cable which triggered the power outage was most likely caused amidst construction work.

A photo of the cable which was damaged that triggered a power outage at Hiyaa Flats on January 17, 2021. (Photo/STELCO)

In this regard, they later on detailed that the damage occurred when the party contracted for road development at Hulhumale’ Phase II by HDC was digging the road.

Following the power outage, STELCO said that it would take them about three to four hours to fix the cable and restore power.

They thanked customers for the patience and understanding shown during such circumstances.