A grid failure caused a widespread power outage in India’s financial capital Mumbai and surrounding areas on Monday, authorities said, a rare occurrence that disrupted train services in the city of 20 million.
Mumbai power outage
“Power cut across the Mumbai Metropolitan Region due to grid failure,” the Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport (BEST) agency said on Twitter.
The electric supply is interrupted due to TATAs incoming electric supply failure. Inconvenience is regretted.
— BEST Electricity (@myBESTElectric) 1602481045000
A government official in Mumbai said other power suppliers such as Adani Power Ltd and Tata Power had also been affected by the outage. The companies could not immediately be contacted for comment.