Panipat: Heavy rain in region throws life out of gear

Heavy rain in the region on Saturday morning threw life out of gear.

The rain since Friday night left Sonepat and Panipat waterlogged, exposing the claims of the MCs of Panipat and Sonepat of having cleaned the drains.

Panipat: Heavy rain

Several localities witnessed waterlogging in Panipat and Sonepat, including National Highway-44, Model Town, Bishan Saroop Colony, Sukhdev Nagar, SD College market road, Sanjay Chowk, Insaar Market, Chaura Bazaar, Gurdwara Market, Sectors 11-12 and Tehsil Camp, causing inconvenience to locals.

The blocked sewerages in the markets intensified the problem. A similar situation was witnessed in Samalkha.

In Sonepat, the heavy downpour was recorded at 70 mm due to which several areas witnessed waterlogging. Sectors 14 and 15, Old DC Road, near Shani temple, Kakroi Chowk, Geeta Bhawan Chowk, Atlas Road, Double Storey area, Bandepur, Rohtak Road, Old Industrial Area and Delhi Road were waterlogged.

The power supply was disrupted.

Sonepat and Panipat districts rain

Area                            Till 8am             

Sonepat                        70mm           

Gannaur                       51mm               

Gohana                        10mm

Kharkhoda                   18mm

Rai                               95mm 

Khanpur Kalan            36mm

Panipat                         90mm                         

Samalkha                     62mm

Madlauda                     22mm

Israna                           36mm

Bapoli                          16mm

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