Rolling blackouts in the Kanto Plain, including Tokyo, will begin Monday. The schedule will be announced tonight. Two reactors in Fukushima were also damaged.
Tokyo - March 13, 2011, 1:15 p.m – Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) has announced that rolling blackouts in the Kanto Plain, including Tokyo, will begin Monday.
It is Sunday now in Japan. Power is on in Tokyo now because there is less usage on Sunday.
Monday brings more demand so TEPCO will implement rolling blackouts.
TEPCO will announce the schedule later today.
Tokyo and much of the Kanto area receives power from the two Fukushima reactors which were damaged by the quake and tsunami.
The blackout schedule may be in effect for several days.