2019-03-08: A power blackout affected wide parts of the country late on Thursday afternoon (07 March, local time). Metro services in Caracas were suspended and the traffic light system broke down. Telephone and internet connections were also disrupted.
Traveller should schedule additional time for their journeys.
2018-06-13: According to recent reports on Wednesday (13 June), large areas of the Crimean Peninsula are currently hit by a power outage. According to official statements, the electricity in the affected areas should be available again in a few hours. The cause of the power failure has not yet been determined.
2017-06-27: Since Tuesday afternoon (27 June, local time) a defect high-voltage transmission line has caused a power outage covering thousands of houses in south-western Berlin, most notably the districts Treptow-Köpenick and Lichtenberg. Disruptions in public transport have been reported, affecting several cable-car lines. It is unclear how long the power outage will last.
Further disruptions in public transport are possible, travellers should account for possible delays when scheduling their journey.