The Ministry of Power and Renewable Energy said that there could be an interruption to the electricity supply in parts of the country due to a breakdown of a generator at the Norochcholai coal power plant.The second generator at the Lakvijaya Norochcholai coal power plant suffered a breakdown this afternoon, the Power and Renewable Energy Ministry said. Several breakdowns had occurred at the Norochcholai coal power plant in the past as well. The breakdown was as a result of a technical malfunction. The power plant was constructed by Chinese funding and is maintained by Chinese and local engineers. (Colombo Gazette)