More power failures will be experienced around the country due to a breakdown in the Norochcholai Power Plant, Minister of Power and Renewable Energy Ranjith Siyabalapitiya said.
He requested all consumers to use electricity sparingly.
Norochcholai has malfunctioned following the breakdown in power supply yesterday.
Several failures of electricity was reported from a number of places around the country since this morning.
A senior spokesperson to the Ceylon Electricity Board said more power cuts could take place during the next three days till the situation is rectified.