Nationwide power outage in Sri Lanka due to a system failure – government official

By Uditha Jayasinghe

COLOMBO (Reuters) – Sri Lanka is experiencing a countrywide power outage due to a system failure, a government official said on Saturday.

Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB), the country’s power monopoly, is working to restore power, CEB spokesperson Noel Priyantha said.

(Writing by Nidhi Verma; Editing by Mark Potter)