Venezuela begins power rationing as drought causes severe outages

Venezuela imposed electricity rationing this week in six western states, as the crisis-hit country’s creaky power grid suffered from a drought that has reduced water levels in key reservoirs needed to run hydroelectric power generators.

The four-hour formal outages began on Thursday. But many residents scoffed at the announcement, wryly noting that they have been suffering far more extended blackouts during the last week.

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https://www.yahoo.com/news/venezuela-begins-power-rationing-drought-causes-severe-outages-193846729.html

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