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Tue 8 Mar 2016 12:39 PM

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In pictures: 20-hour power outage at Pearl Qatar

Roadworks damaged a cable under the Al Kharaityat bridge near Pearl Qatar's IKEA. These pictures, courtesy of Kahramaa, display the agency's restoration work, carried out between 1 and 2 March, 2016.

In pictures: 20-hour power outage at Pearl Qatar
Doha's Pearl Qatar development spent nearly 24 hours without electricity between 1 and 2 March.
In pictures: 20-hour power outage at Pearl Qatar
Qatar General Electricity and Water Corporation (Kahramaa) said it had provided 16 generators across certain areas of the island.
In pictures: 20-hour power outage at Pearl Qatar
Kahramaa sent numerous crews to carry out power restoration works.
In pictures: 20-hour power outage at Pearl Qatar
Power was cut from under the Al Kharaitiyat bridge near IKEA.
In pictures: 20-hour power outage at Pearl Qatar
Senior officials from Qatar's Ministry of Energy and Kahramaa visited the site as the evening of 1 March progressed.
In pictures: 20-hour power outage at Pearl Qatar
Power was interrupted for at least 20 hours.
In pictures: 20-hour power outage at Pearl Qatar
The damaged cable which led to the power outage at Pearl Qatar.
In pictures: 20-hour power outage at Pearl Qatar
Kahramaa confirmed on 2 March that overnight operations had restored power across the development.