Mumbai Power Outage – 12 Oct 2020

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Mumbai Power Outage – 12 Oct 2020
12:47 PM IST | 12 OCT 2020
For the first time in the history of Mumbai, the lights went out
1:20 PM IST 12 OCT 2020
Power outage in Mumbai is unfortunate, this incident happened due to negligence of officials, alleges Chandrasekhar Bavankule
1:01 PM IST 12 OCT 2020
CM orders immediate inquiry into power outage
12:50 PM IST | 12 OCT 2020
Mumbai: Power supply to Mumbai and Mumbai suburbs has been restored. Railway and signal services are also being restored.
1:05 PM IST | 12 OCT 2020
Vigilance should be maintained to prevent such incidents from happening again- Chief Minister
12:48 PM IST | 12 OCT 2020
Power supply will be restored in half an hour, Energy Minister Nitin Raut said
12:38 PM IST | 12 OCT 2020
Work is underway to restart Harbor Railway, passengers should not alight on railway tracks, appeals Central Railway PRO Shivaji Sutar
12:37 PM IST | 12 OCT 2020
Local transport resumes on all the three railway lines
12:44 PM IST | 12 OCT 2020
Local service resumes after two-and-a-half hours of delays
12:32 PM IST | 12 OCT 2020
Engineers and staff work on the battlefield to restore power supply; Priority to start hospitals and railways: Energy Minister Nitin Raut
12:21 PM IST | 12 OCT 2020
After about two and a half hours, power supply to the eastern and western suburbs, including South Mumbai, resumed
12:33 PM IST | 12 OCT 2020
Power supply will be restored as soon as possible, Energy Minister Nitin Raut said
12:28 PM IST | 12 OCT 2020
Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray discussed the power outage with Energy Minister Dr Nitin Raut and directed that all possible efforts be made to restore power supply to Mumbai and Mumbai metropolitan areas as soon as possible. He also instructed Municipal Commissioner Iqbal Singh Chahal to be vigilant and provide immediate help to the control room and fire brigade to prevent any further mishap due to power outage during this period. He also directed to coordinate with the railway administration for immediate relief
12:30 PM IST | 12 OCT 2020
Central Railway slowly resumes … The first local departure from Sion towards Dombivali
12:27 PM IST | 12 OCT 2020
Power supply to Nahur, Bhandup, Mulund, Ghatkopar, Belapur in Navi Mumbai, Kharghar, Panvel, Nerul, South Mumbai and West Suburbs
12:22 PM IST | 12 OCT 2020
Mahapareshan’s report: Sudden technical failure at Padgha GIS center caused power outages in Thane, Kalyan, Palghar and Navi Mumbai. As a result, power supply to Mumbai and Mumbai suburbs has also been disrupted. The officers and employees of the Mahatransport Company are working on the battlefield. The power will be restored in an hour. The cause of the technical failure will be investigated after the power supply is restored. Information from Energy Minister Nitin Raut’s tweet
12:15 PM IST | 12 OCT 2020
The work of streamlining the power supply is at war level, informed the Health Minister
11:48 AM IST | 12 OCT 2020
Power supply to some places in Kalyan, Dombivali, Kalwa, Thane
12:02 PM IST | 12 OCT 2020
Harbor Railway starts, Panvel-CSMT local service resumes
12:08 PM IST | 12 OCT 2020
We will investigate the cause of the technical glitch, Energy Minister Nitin Raut
11:20 AM IST | 12 OCT 2020
Local service completely jammed for over an hour. Detention of essential service personnel
11:30 AM IST | 12 OCT 2020
Passengers are also stranded on the Central and Western Railways.
11:47 AM IST | 12 OCT 2020
Power supply likely to be restored in half an hour
11:39 AM IST | 12 OCT 2020
All important hospitals have alternative arrangements, there are generators. The power supply to the generator will be sufficient until the malfunction is repaired. It is not a matter of concern right now that we are taking the necessary steps. – Dr. Sanjay Oak, Covid Task Head
11:50 AM IST | 12 OCT 2020
MSEDCL affected 30 EHV centers 150 substations / switching stations 1500 feeders about 20 lakh customers
11:31 AM IST | 12 OCT 2020
Attempt to start power supply of railways at war level – General Manager, Central Railway
11:48 AM IST | 12 OCT 2020
Problems in reporting
Background:
Many parts of the eastern and western suburbs, including Mumbai, have lost power. Best, Adani, MSEB areas have no electricity. The power outage has also affected local transport.
 
Local services on the Central Railway and Western Railway have been disrupted and passengers are stranded. Also the signal system went off. The Kurla to CST local was disrupted due to power outage. Passengers have been stuck for half an hour.
 
Apart from this, the patients in the hospital are also suffering due to power outage.
Circuit 1 maintenance-repair was started at 400 KV Kalwa Padgha GIS Center of Mahatrans. This time all the load was on circuit 2. However, a sudden technical failure in Circuit 2 has affected most parts of Mumbai and Thane. Mumbai is in darkness due to power outages in large parts of the city.
 
Most of the students are worried as there are online exams for kids. Local services in many places have also been disrupted due to the power outage.
Circuit 1 maintenance-repair was started at 400 KV Kalwa Padgha GIS Center of Mahatrans. This time all the load was on circuit 2. However, a sudden technical failure in Circuit 2 has affected most parts of Mumbai and Thane. Power supply has been disrupted in Mumbai, Dahisar, Chembur, Prabhadevi, Malad, Kandivali, Brandra, Vile Parle, Powai and Thane.
The power outage has affected students’ online learning.
 
Many students have exams today. Therefore, parents and students are worried about the power outage.
 
Mumbai University’s final year online exam papers are available from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Students who will not be able to take the exam due to lack of electricity in Mumbai should not worry, they will be re-taken, the university said.
 
Students who can take the exam on mobile should give the paper otherwise the paper will be taken later. The university will inform about new exams date soon.
 
There are also papers between 1 and 2 this afternoon. But will electricity come by then? The university said that it will take the next decision based on the availablity of electricity.