Many parts of Mumbai including the Mumbai Metropolitan Region of Thane and Palghar witnessed a major power cut due to grid failure. According to the Maharashtra Energy Minister, Nitin Raut, some regular maintenance work was going on at the 400KV lines at Kalwa, Thane.
Adani Electricity tweeted: "There is a major power grid failure due to which supply is affected in most areas of Mumbai. As per grid safety protocols, Adani Power System has been able to sustain and islanded."
They also tweeted; "AEML is currently supplying to critical services in Mumbai Around 385MW through AEML Dahanu generation. Our teams are working to restore the supply in the affected areas at the earliest. We regret the inconvenience caused"