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On this story another massive blackout in India more than 600 million people.
Without power in the sweltering heat hospitals switching to back up generators people stranded on trains in traffic jamming the roads.
This is the third grade collapse in India in just today Greg how hot is in London Boris this morning -- -- like I said Greg what's going on now.
Heather that in the numbers are mind boggling imagine all of the United States without electricity and that a double that more than half of the one point two billion people in India short of power twenty at 48 states.
Defects in north and northeast and eastern -- of that country to follows a smaller but still big blackout yesterday and -- All aspects of life in India homes offices of government buildings vital services.
Transport trains subways road traffic you name it even coal miners stuck underground the latest that we are seeing is that big chunks of power are being brought back to the country they should have a lot of -- -- by -- by evening of their time but still obviously very serious.
And so how did this happen to begin what do we know what started this.
You know it's a basic thing Heather from what we are seeing it's basically.
-- supply and demand too much demand and not enough supply we're talking about overuse overloaded system drawing upon.
Old state -- power systems and -- population India is soaring the economy is booming and there is just.
Not enough electricity to -- this now we are told a luckily to some degree for India they are used today as there are a lot of smaller blackouts and so there's a lot of back out.
Power systems available a lot of generators for big and small businesses as well as residences.
And that we are told the court of the latest census that 13 of the country isn't even plugged in to power but in fact as the Arab population continues to grow as the economy continues to boom.
This is gonna remain a big problem they're already looking very hard at.
How to try to avoid this in the future and have they can figure that out Gregg how cut -- -- and -- thank you.
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