10-hour power outage in Ilagan City, 6 other Isabela towns
ISABELA, Philippines—Ilagan City and six other towns in here were to be without power for at least 10 hours Wednesday due to scheduled maintenance and repair work to be carried out by the National Grid Corp. of the Philippines.
Thirteen other towns and cities in Isabela were scheduled to have a similar power interruption on Thursday.
Lilibeth Gaydowen, NGCP Northern Luzon spokesperson, said that apart from Ilagan, the other towns affected by the 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. brownout on Wednesday were Reina Mercedes, Naguilian, Benito Soliven, San Mariano, Gamu, and Burgos.
NGCP workers were speeding up repair and replacement of line hardware and cables as a regular maintenance provision, she added.
The NGCP also announced that it would cut power supply for the same duration to Cauayan City, Santiago City and the towns of Echague, Jones, San Agustin, San Guillermo, Alicia, Angadanan, Luna, Cabatuan, San Mateo, Ramon, and Cordon on Thursday.
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