No possible national blackout: Meralco

The Manila Electric Company (Meralco) denied rumors circulating online that a power blackout might hit the entire country on Tuesday afternoon or evening due to the torrential rains and flooding caused by the typhoon-enhanced southwest monsoon.

“There is NO truth to a tweet that states of a possible national blackout. Meralco is ONLY de-energizing areas that are SEVERELY FLOODED,” Meralco said in its official Twitter account, @meralco. (Read the rest of this entry)