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Sri Lanka suffers worst blackout in 20 years

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POWER OUTAGE. A young man continues his studies at candle light during a major blackout in Colombo, Sri Lanka, March 13, 2016. Photo by M.A. Pushpa Kumara/EPA
Ceylon Electricity Board’s chief Anura Wijepala offers to resign over this latest power outage

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (Mar. 14, 2016) — Sri Lanka suffered its worst nationwide power cut in 20 years Sunday, March 13, causing water shortages and transport and trade disruptions across the country, officials said.

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