The power ministry said electricity supply will be cut in four time blocks to different parts of the island.
From 8.30 to 1045 power will be cut to Anuradhapura, Habarana, Vavuniya, Thulhiriya, Pannala, Bolawatta, Puttalam, Kurunegala, Chilaw, Madampe, Amparai, Trincomallee, Biyagama, Katunayake, Kosgama, Kelaniya, Aniyakanda, Veyangoda, Athurugiriya, Pannapitiya, Seethawaka, Ambilitpitiya, Badulla, Nuwara Eliya, Rantembe, Ambalangoda, Deniyaya, Galle, Matara, Mathugma, Panadura, Kiribathkumbura, Horana, Panadua, Sri Jayewardenepura Kotte, Dehiwala, Valachchenai, Kotugoda, Sapugaskande, Ambalangoda, Ukuwela, Wimalasurendra, Hambantota, Beliatta, Ratmalana.
Around Colombo, in Vauxhall Street, Dickmans road, Independence Avenue, Jawatte, Torington, Horton Place, Rosmead Place, Borella, Kota Road, Barnes Place, Ward Place, Town Hall, Dam Street, Sugathadasa Stadium, Grandpass, Premadasa Stadium will also lose power.From 1045 to 1300 Empire City, Bambalapitiya Flats, Havelock Road, Kirulapone, Mayura Place, Gothami Road, Ananda Rajakaruna Mawatha, Maligawatte, Sangaraja Mawatha, Jethawana road, St, Johns Street, Ketawalamulle Road, Messenger Street will lose power.
From 1300 to 1515 York Street, 1st and 2nd Cross Streets, Chatham Street, Sir Baron Jayatilleke Mawatha, a part of Galle Face, Union Place, Dharmapala Mawatha, Liberty Plaza, Kollupitiya Shopping Complex, Bambalapitiya, Elvitigala Mawatha, Ananda Kumaraswamy Mawatha, Punchi Borella, Dematagoda, Baseline Road, Bodhiraja Mawatha, Sirimavo Bandaranaike Mawatha, Technical Junction and Colombo Port will lose power.
From 1515 to 1750 Crescat Residencies, NDB Bank complex, Nawam Mawatha, Havelock City, Wellawatte, Albert Cresent, Cambridge Place, Sir Marcus Fernando Mawatha, Wijerama Mawatha, Baudhaloka Mawatha,
Each area will also lose power from 1830-1915, 1915-2000, 2000-2045 and 2045-2130.