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Heavy rainfall breaks the heat spell in Lahore

Lahore : Heavy rainfall on Saturday morning have broken the heat spell in Lahore, but the suburbs have gone underwater and power is cut in several areas due to the tripping of more than 150 feeders.

It poured most heavily in Upper Mall area where 32 millimeters rain was recorded. 23 millimeters rain was verified in Tajpura, 11 mm in Johar Town, 20.5 mm in Gulberg, and 12 mm in the walled city.

The weather became pleasant when dark clouds covered the sky early morning, and cool breeze started blowing followed by heavy showers. The Met Office has predicted the rainfall to continue for two days.

On the other hand, power outages were witnessed in several areas including Sabzazar, Mughal Pura, Harbanspura, Shahdara, Green Town, and others due to the tripping of more than 70 feeders.

Davis Road, Lakshmi Chowk, Sant Nagar, Sandha Road, Mozang and other parts are inundated after the rain, and streets are portraying scenes of streams causing difficulties for the people.

Furthermore, the airport administration has issued warnings to all ATR planes. A tree also fell on the electricity wires in R A Bazar, and the lower areas have gone underwater due to heavy rainfall.



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