Torrential Rains Play Havoc In Lahore

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LAHORE: Roads were again submersed after torrential rains. Many roads and streets were flooded. Met Department officials say heavy rains are expected. However, another rain spell is expected from Wednesday.

rainwater flooded roads in Lahore
rainwater flooded roads in Lahore

On the other hand, Water and Sanitation Agency (Wasa) Public Relations Officer Imtiaz Ghari said they would not be able to clear water from the city today as more rain was expected. Moreover, streets in Gulberg, around Ferozepur Road, Samanabad, Shadman, Shah Jamal, Upper Mall, Wahdat Colony, Wafaqi Colony, Township and Laskhmi had most water. Low-lying houses in Shadman, Misri Shah, Samanabad, Ichhra, Wahdat Road, Wafaqi Colony and Township were flooded.

Most of the underpasses on Canal Road became inoperative and flooded by rainwater. Thirty-six trees were uprooted on Canal Road, The Mall, Shaukat Ali Road and Gulberg.