Downpour leaves several roads waterlogged in Lahore


ISLAMABAD, Aug 27 (APP): Downpour in different areas have inundated roads and streets in the provincial capital of Lahore and commuters were facing immense difficulties to carry on with their routines on Saturday.

According to a news channel, scattered rain lashed Mall Road, Jail Road, Ferozpur Road, Shimla Pahari, Garhi Shahu among others areas.Traffic flow was affected on Jail Road leading up to Mall Road as motorcyclists parked under an overhead bridge blocking the traffic.

Meteorological Department has stated that the spell would continue for coming three days.

Numerous power feeders tripped across Lahore as soon as heavy rain hit.

It should be mentioned here that around two lives were lost in different rain-related accidents in Lahore involving short circuit and electrocution in this season.

The department stated that heavyfall is expected at isolated places in Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Sindh and Kashmir and in areas of FATA, Gilgit-Baltistan and Balochistan.

Heavy downpours may trigger flash flooding and landslides, meteorological department has warned.