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India: Storm causes huge damage to electrical power company in Kanpur

June 17, 2014 - 6:00am

Kanpur Electricity Supply Co. Ltd. suffered major damage from a recent dust storm that hit Kanpur in Uttar Pradesh, The Times of India reported.

The storm damaged 23 high-tension wires and 33 electric poles. A company spokesman said eight transmission centers were shut down as a precautionary measure. Parts of the city suffered blackouts due to the technical problems.

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