Jamshedpur, Aug 20: Heavy rains coupled with thunderstorm damaged many electric poles in Jamshedpur leading to power disruptions in several parts of city.
According to district official, “Power supply is disturbed in major part of Jamshedpur where electricity is supplied through overhead wiring system. Many tree branches have fallen on overhead lines. In few 33 kv and 11 kv lines insulators have also got punctured. Electricity department team with sufficient manpower is working for restoration of power but the work has been hampered badly due to continuous rain.”
Heavy showers that hit the city late Friday evening also left trees uprooted and roads waterlogged at several locations.
Roads were littered with leaves and branches, drain were chockablock and overflowing.