Windstorms, heavy rain lash Bahawalpur

Bahawalpur city receives heavy rain which chokes sewerage systems in a few areas of the city

APP June 22, 2024
Monsoon rains predicted by MET PHOTO:Express


Wind storms accompanied by heavy rain have wreak havoc in the Hasilpur area of Bahawalpur district at night between Thursday and Friday.

The weather took a sudden change in the Bahawalpur region on Thursday evening and speedy winds started blowing which later were followed by intermittent heavy rain. Reports reaching here suggested that a wind storm accompanied by heavy rain had damaged trees and a few electricity poles in the Hasilpur area of Bahawalpur district.

The rain also damaged an electricity transformer in the Hasilpur area. However, the teams of the district management and Multan Electricity Company (MEPCO) were seen engaged in fixing the electricity problems caused by wind storms and heavy rainfall.

Bahawalpur city has also received heavy rain which choked sewerage systems in a few areas of the city.

The rainwater was seen accumulated at several points on important city arteries. However, the teams of Municipal Corporation Bahawalpur have reached the spots to drain out the accumulated rainwater.

Heavy rains have lashed several other parts of the region including Khairpur Tamewali, Qaimpur, Lal Suhanra, Dera Bakha, Sama Satta, Yazman, and others. Rain also lashed in the Cholistan desert area. Meanwhile, the local met office has forecast that the region might receive more rain during the next 24 hours.


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