Loadshedding continues as shortfall reaches 6000MW

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The Lahore Electric Supply Company has been carrying out electricity shutdown of three to five hours in urban areas while rural areas are facing electricity loadshedding of more than eight hours, besides frequent tripping and low voltage.
Lesco officials said that it has been facing a shortfall of more than 6000MW, besides overloading of grids and transmission system which is the major reason of the hike in duration of power tripping along with cut in hydel power production due to less release of water.