Authorities have stopped power supply to different areas in Dhaka for eight hours daily for 11 days in turns due to maintenance work at substations.
The rolling outages will run through to Nov 30, according to Dhaka Electric Supply Company Limited or DESCO.
On Saturday, the areas under the Dhaka Civil Aviation Switching Substation and Dakkhinkhan 33/11kv Substation will experience power cut from 8am to 4pm.
The areas and pints include ADA Officers’ Mess, Water Pump area near Tejgaon airport, Swadhinata Tower, Shaheen School and College, MES Base Bashar and the alternative source of the Prime Minister’s Office, Dakkhinkhan Girls’ School, Mollabarhi and Dakkhinkhan Water Pump area.
On Thursday, DESCO stopped supplies to the areas under Baridhara 33/11kv Substation for eight hours.