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The Night The Lights Went Out

Category: Tourism, Posted:22 May 2013 | 09:27 am

Phuket's blackout last night has been reported to be the single largest power disruption in Thailand ever.
Fourteen provinces in Southern Thailand were affected.
Things slowly returned to normal with restoraton in some places lasting less than an hour while other areas went to sleep in the dark.
Luckily the incident came during low season. There is a marked rise is candle and flashlight sales today though across Phuket.
For those complaining about life in Asia, they might recall the power shut down during the Super Bowl to put things into perspective.

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