UTILITIES | Staff Reporter, Singapore

34-minute blackout hits Singapore CBD

Around 3,156 customers were affected.

Singapore's central business district (CBD) was surprised by a power outage that lasted for 34 minutes Friday afternoon.

SP Group said that the electricity supply to parts of Raffles Quay, Robinson Road, and Shenton Way was disrupted at about 2:41 p.m. today. An estimated 3,156 customers were affected.

Electricity supply was then progressively restored via remote switching. Supply was fully restored within 34 minutes, by 3:15 p.m. today.

"Our officers were immediately deployed to the affected areas and our priority was to restore supply as safely and quickly as possible," SP Group said.

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