MIRPUR KHAS: Many areas of Mirpurkhas city including Satellite Town, Heerabad, Nat Para, Lalchanad abad, Cloth Market, Chandni Chock Road, Bhan Singh Abad and Gharibabad are witnessing frequent power outages, water shortage and worst sanitation system during the ongoing monsoon weather, Daily Times learnt on Friday. The residents of these areas told Daily Times that sometimes the period of power suspension was prolonged to the morning and people were unable to fill the overhead water tank. They said that besides power suspension the people were facing low voltage for some time. They also complained of fluctuations and low voltage in the area, saying that television, refrigerator, and computers could not be used due to the problem. They said that power supply was erratic all day. The business community said that due to power failures their business suffered a lot and they were unable to run their business in the evening due to power cuts, which were causing them huge losses every month. Citizens of different localities appealed to the higher authorities to solve their problems. Published in Daily Times, July 1st , 2017.