Heavy rain lashes Multan

Published: August 2, 2019
Monsoon rain in Punjab. PHOTO: QAZI USMAN/FILE

Monsoon rain in Punjab. PHOTO: QAZI USMAN/FILE

MULTAN: The monsoon rains lashed Multan region during the last 24 hours, turning weather pleasant. The meteorological department has forecast more rains during the next two days in the city of saints and its suburbs.

The city received 14.8mm rain on Thursday morning after a 2.8mm overnight rain on July 29, which brought much wanted relief to people. However, the downpour exposed the limitations of city’s sewerage system with low-lying areas getting the major chunk of trouble on streets and roads.

On both occasions, Water and Sanitation Agency (Wasa) alerted its staff and people witnessed pumps, sucking machines operational draining out water from low-lying areas.

Published in The Express Tribune, August 2nd, 2019.

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