Tampines hit by 40-minute power cut

HDB blocks along Tampines Street 24. Singapore Power group said the electricity supply to 16 blocks at Tampines Street 24 was disrupted at about 9.42am, on June 27, 2018.
HDB blocks along Tampines Street 24. Singapore Power group said the electricity supply to 16 blocks at Tampines Street 24 was disrupted at about 9.42am, on June 27, 2018.PHOTO: SCREENSHOT FROM GOOLE STREET VIEW

SINGAPORE - Residents of Tampines experienced a brief power cut on Wednesday morning (June 27).

Singapore Power (SP) group said the electricity supply to 16 blocks at Tampines Street 12 was disrupted at 9.42am.

It deployed its officers to the affected areas and power was fully restored to 1,546 customers in the blocks by 10.24am.

The disruption is being investigated, the company said in a statement.

Local shopping mall Century Square was not affected by the outage.

Tampines Secondary School and Pasir Ris Secondary School, which are near the affected area, also said their operations were not disrupted.