| GEO Pakistan|
| Power shortfall climbs to 4,000 MW|
| Updated at: 1738 PST, Wednesday, July 08, 2009|
LAHORE: The total shortfall of electricity across the country has increased to 4,000 MW.
Load-shedding up to 12 hours is being undertaken in the urban areas of Punjab while in rural areas the duration is up to 18 hours.
The load-shedding continues across the country adding to the hardship of both domestic and commercial consumers of electricity.