More than half of Argentina was left without power on Wednesday (March 01, 2023) after a fire broke out at the national electricity grid.
Buenos Aires and other major cities of the South American country are wholly or partly affected, reports BBC.
According to reports, the fire began in open fields and spread to coastal areas, where it damaged vital power lines and shut down a nuclear power plant.
Argentina is experiencing both a heat wave and a drought.
An estimated 150,000 people are still without power in the Buenos Aires Metropolitan Area, the BBC report said.
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