#Blackout: As it happens


VARIOUS parts of the peninsula have been affected by a sudden electricity outage on Wednesday (July 27), with confirmed blackouts in Bangsar, Cheras, Shah Alam and beyond.

Malaysians have taken to Twitter to complain about the electricity cut, with some mentioning places in Negri Sembilan and Perak as experiencing the same.

Below is a timeline of events as updates begin to pour in from around the country.

3.02pm: TNB announces that it has successfully restored power to all areas affected by blackout.

2.46pm: TM Unifi urge for patience among Internet users as the power outage has cause disruption to its services.

2.42pm: MAHB tweets: "We are happy to share that the power supply at KLIA main terminal building is fully restored. Your patience is appreciated."

2.36pm: Cellular and data networks were also affected due to the outage with Digi reporting service disruption in various parts of the country.

2.21pm: The KLIA Expres train service’s official Twitter account says that its service has resumed.

2.15pm: TNB confirms that parts of the country is affect with involving 2.2GW which is 10% of the overall supply demand. It said however that several areas outside the Klang Valley has had their electricity supply resumed.

1.29pm: RapidKL service are also down

The Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) main terminal building also was affected by the outage with the Malaysia Airports Holding Bhd (MAHB) tweeting about it and asking everyone to remain calm and patient.

“Our engineering team is communicating closely with TNB to resolve the matter,” it said on Wednesday (July 27) afternoon, advising the public to approach their airport ground team for assistance at the main touch points.

“In the meantime, we hope you remain calm and patient. We appreciate your understanding and cooperation. #MYairportsupdates,” the group added.

1.28pm: KL City Hall (DBKL) has issued a notice to the public about the traffic lights in the Kuala Lumpur area being disrupted due to the power supply outages in several areas in the Klang Valley.

“Road users, please be careful to avoid any unwanted incidents. DBKL traffic wardens have been deployed to control and monitor traffic on main roads,” it said in a statement on Facebook.

1.22pm: Tenaga Nasional Bhd issue a statement confirming outages in various locations.

1.20pm: Sunway Pyramid reports that electricity has returned.

12.40pm: People on social media begin reporting electricity outages.

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