Mumbai saw a large scale power outage Monday morning, disrupting public services and bringing the bustling metropolis to a virtual halt.
Power tripping during maintenance work by the state-run MSETCL is thought to have bee the reason for the major power outag.
Major distributor Tata Power said the tripping at the Kalwa and Kharghar sub-stations caused a huge dip in frequency in the Mumbai transmission system, leading to the tripping of supply.
Many commuters were stuck in the trains due to the grid failure have been Certain lines of Central and Western Railways were later restored and the stranded commuters were rescued.
The Chief Minister has ordered a probe into the unprecedented outage as many well-known personalities tweeted to the general public, urging them to ‘stay calm.’
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