The State Minister of Tamil Nadu for Electricity, Senthil Balaji, has informed that, as affected by the rains due to cyclone `Mandous`, electric power had failed in certain areas
The State Minister of Tamil Nadu Government for Electricity, Senthil Balaji, had a session with press reporters regarding the effects of cyclone `Mandous`! He dared:
"Out of the 355 substations in the districts of Chennai, Thiruvallur, Kanchipuram, Chengalpattu and Villupuram, there was power failure IN ONLY 10 SUBSTATIONS.
11000 STAFF FROM TANGECO HAVE BEEN DEPLOYED THROUGHOUT Tamil Nadu and 1100 TANGEDCO Staff in Chennai are being deployed to restore power!
The extent of damage caused by cyclone Mandous is being assessed by visits on the spot and a detailed analysis will be made and a report released!
However, it is a matter of relief that there were no major damages to the electric equipment due to cyclone Mandous!
Power will be restored 100% before Noon (Saturday, 10th December!"