reading power station 311.
(photo credit: Yossi Weiss)
Emergency services received hundreds of calls from Tel Aviv and Ramat Gan residents on Monday complaining of power outages in the area.
Police reported receiving calls to rescue people stuck in elevators of different buildings.
The cause of the outage was reported to be a problem in the gas supply at the Hagit power station near Yokne'am.
The Israel Electric Corporation said that they were very close to fixing
the problem but reports later said the problem had been fixed and the
outage reduced to Herzliya and Raanana.
Power was expected to be fully restored within half an hour.