Whole Lebanon left without electricity over heavy snowfall

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Published: February 18,2021 09:03 AM
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February 18, 2021: The whole territory of Lebanon has been left without electricity because of the heavy snowfall that hit the Middle East country, the national energy company said.

February 18, 2021: The whole territory of Lebanon has been left without electricity because of the heavy snowfall that hit the Middle East country, the national energy company said.



"As a result of the snowstorm that hit Lebanon, the high voltage lines of the Lebanese power grid were overloaded at 4:35 p.m. on Wednesday [14:35 GMT], after which all power generating stations were disconnected from the power grid," the company said in a statement, as quoted by the LBC broadcaster.



Maintenance service teams are currently trying to restore power supplies.