These are the power cut time tables for the next two days (Wednesday the 16th and Thursday the 17th, 2016). The cuts will be 5 and a half hours during the day and 2 hours at night.
|Group||7AM to 12:30 PM||12:30 PM to 6 PM||6 PM to 8 PM||8 PM to 10 PM|
Who is in Group A and B?
Nobody seems to know. Sorry, we'll update as we get info.
Update: Daily Mirror has the areas here.
In Colombo District the city is basically spared. If you're in Battaramulla (Sri Jayawardenapura) you're basically screwed. Otherwise Ratmalana, Dehiwala and Homagama are affected as well.
This info is from the CEB via the Daily Mirror on its SMS news alerts. Ada Derana attributes the times to Minister of Power and Renewable Energy Ranjith Siyambalapitiya. We also doublechecked on Twitter.
Since it's happening, here's 11 Things To Do During A Powercut.
Aunty Raliya made us some incredibly spicy and flavoursome minced beef curry. It goes wonderfully well with roast-paan! (and any other carb, really).
Nana's is the premier dining venue on Colombo’s premier public space, the Galle Face Green. This tented kade is a favourite for kottu and BBQed seafood.
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A plethora of breakfast and brunch options ranging from Sri Lankan, Arab, and British to Italian dishes.
A cosy little place overflowing with momos and puns.