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Heavy Downpour leaves City roads Clogged


Monsoon finally burst through the doors of the Lakecity today afternoon.  After 3-4 hours of sultry and humid weather after slight showers in the early morning hours, a heavy downpour was witnessed across many parts of the city towards late afternoon.

The showers started early in the morning from 5-6am and the downpour occurred in the afternoon for three hours from 4pm to 7pm. Major city roundabouts and crossroads were water logged and traffic was in its usual mess.


As measured by the Weather Department, 51 mm rain was recorded in last 10 hours in the city, whereas 31mm rain was recorded in last 24 hours. In the whole region, 34.2 mm rain was recorded in 24 hours and 4 mm rain was recorded in 12 hours.




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  1. says

    It is ridiculous to see the City Administration sit on their hands and do nothing about water clogging year after year. They need to all drown in this gutter for their criminal negligence and apathy towards the City and its people.

    • says

      I totally agree with your comment on city administration. Having said that, who throws plastic bags, gutka wraps in the dump. Should we be also a bit considerate towards littering!


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