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.
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
Khanpur Kalan 36mm