Are 250 voltage reading considered to be nominal 240 volts?

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Different countries have different legal limits to how much their electricity supply voltages may vary. In the UK, for example, the nominal supply voltage for residential supplies is 230 V, but this is allowed to vary between -6% and +10%. So, as you can see, and 'actual' voltage of 250 V is within the allowable upper limit (253 V) for the nominal voltage of 230 V. So, to answer your question, you need to check what the allowable variation is at your location (your electricity supplier can confirm this) -I would guess that 250 V would be well within the allowance for 240 V.
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