Technical issue leaves Maldives capital with no electricity for an hour

Maldives capital on Saturday morning experienced power outage on all parts of the city due to technical malfunction from utility corporation; State Electric Company (STELCO).

The entire city's power grid backed out around 08:00hrs on Saturday morning while power to most parts of Male' City resumed around 09:15hrs.

STELCO later confirmed their technicians have been able to resume the power to the entire city.

Power outage, unusual at Maldives capital seemed to have been experienced significantly more in recent days.

Electricity outage was felt across Male' City twice last week while many residents in the city have raised complaints over the frequent power outage.