12-hour power outage in some parts of Ilocos Norte on Saturday

Published April 13, 2018, 10:52 PM

by Roel Tibay

By Philippine News Agency

Some parts of Ilocos Norte will experience another 12-hour power interruption on Saturday.

Noel Andres, Information Officer of the Ilocos Norte Electric Cooperative, Friday said linemen of the lone power distribution utility will undertake preventive and corrective maintenance activities in compliance with the request of the Northwind Power Development Corporation.

Andres said electric service interruption will start from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. affecting the whole areas of Bangui, Burgos and Dumalneg towns.

In Pasuquin town, at least 10 barangays will also be affected namely: Sulbec, Sapat, Nalvo, Nagsanga, Susugaen, Estancia, Sulongan, Tulnagan, Dilavo and Davila.

The whole area of Pagudpud will also be included, except barangays Pancian and Pasaleng.

There will also be power interruption for at least 30 minutes from 6 a.m. to 6:30 a.m. in the whole area of Bacarra, some parts of Pasuquin, Laoag and Vintar, respectively.

“Work may be finished ahead of schedule, and power may be restored earlier so please consider our lines always energized,” added Andres.

He also advised the public to take the necessary preparations and precautions for the scheduled interruption.