This Friday there was a new blackout affecting more than 10 states in the country, as well as in some areas of Greater Caracas.
Users of Carabobo, Aragua, Guárico, Mérida, Anzoátegui, Lara, Coro, Miranda, Nueva Esparta and Zulia have reported the power failure through the various social networks, especially on Twitter.
In Caracas, the affected areas are El Rosal, Chacao, Santa Fe, El Hatillo, Bello Monte, Los Naranjos, among others. The service was affected at 3:00 pm.
Other people in the aforementioned social network point out that the Internet is also failing.
In a tweet, the Corpoelec account indicated that a breakdown was recorded in January 23, El Guarataro, and in Petare, La Bombilla and other areas east of the city. They assured that personnel of the institution are actively trying to solve the outage.
#20Sep || Corpoelec informa que debido a la situación atmosférica del país, ocurrió una afectación en el SEN, que dejó sin servicio eléctrico a los estados Carabobo, Lara, Falcón, Barinas, Portuguesa, Cojedes, Yaracuy, Trujillo, Mérida, Táchira y Zulia. 1/4@FBritoMaestre
— CORPOELEC Informa (@CORPOELECinfo) September 20, 2019
The Caracas Metro reported at 4:50 pm that its three lines are functioning normally.
Although this has been a major failure, power outages and downturns have been a constant throughout the country throughout the week, users say.
Translated by JRE/EF