PHUKET: The Phuket Provincial Electricity Authority (PPEA) has announced that a scheduled blackout will take place tomorrow (October 17), from 10 am to 4 pm, to allow staff to work safely on high-voltage power lines. The area affected will run from the Caltex gasoline station at the intersection of Wichit Songkhram Rd and Phra Phuket Kaew Rd in Kathu, to the Kamnan restaurant on the corner of Sawasdirak Rd and Rat-U-Thit 200 Pi Rd in Patong. The affected areas include Moo Baan Bangtong, Baan Chaywat, Baan Mon and Baan Khock Makham. In Patong, the blackout will encompass Pra Barami Rd up to the Kalim junction, where Pra Barami Rd meets Thaweewong Rd at the beachfront; from the Kalim junction along Thaweewong Rd to Sawasdirak Rd; and along Sawasdirak Rd from the beachfront up to the Rat-U-Thit 200 Pi Rd intersection. Please note that all scheduled blackouts are subject to change without notice. For more information, or to check the latest status, call the PPEA at 210427/8.
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