Bad weather and maintenance cut power

| 23/07/2014

(CNS): CUC turning off the power today to customers along Victory Avenue off Shamrock Road in the Prospect area as a result of engineering works in the area. The Grand Cayman based power firm said customers will experience interruptions to their electrical service between 9am and 2pm. The areas affected Wednesday, include the junction of Victory Avenue and Shamrock Road up to the junction with Summit Crescent. Motorists are asked to drive with caution when in the area. The firm's spokesperson also stated that a power outage on Saturday night impacting George Town was down to bad weather conditions and a flash over wires.

"On Saturday evening we had an outage which affected parts of Crewe Road, Walkers Road, and South Church Street. The power was lost at 5:54pm and all power was restored at 7:22pm, "the spokesperson stated. "The cause of this outage was due to adverse weather conditions which caused a flash over of wires. "Flash over of wires" means when one phase connects with another phase."

CUC said it apologized for the interruptions.

 

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