Electrical systems are the most intricate systems in your home. All of the wiring in your home is installed to work together to ensure that when you need safe and reliable power it delivers. All of the components are designed with your safety in mind. However when the electrical system fails it can create dangerous situations.
When something isn’t working correctly you should not put it off, call an electrician to determine if this is something that is urgent to repair. The meter box is designed to supply power to the main panel. The main panel has breakers to ensure the wiring stays protected from being pushed beyond its limits.
The wiring in the home connects all of the switches and outlets to the main panel. Because your electrical system has so many components in it you should only trust a qualified person to work on it.