Heavy Monsoon rain lashes Lahore

11:05 AM | 25 Aug, 2016
Heavy Monsoon rain lashes Lahore
LAHORE (Web Desk) - Heat-stricken residents of Lahore received respite from the sweltering heat as the rain of  monsoon season turned the weather pleasant here on Thursday (Today).

Torrential downpour tripped as many as 80 electricity feeders of the city however, WAPDA officials are taking steps to restore electricity in all the affected areas. Locals faced much difficulty heading to offices as the rain converted roads to puddles.

Different parts of the city including  Defence,Mall Road, Gulberg, Gawalmandi, Lakshmi chowk, Samanabad, Davis road received intermittent rain.

Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) also warned that heavy downpour may trigger flash floods and landslides in vulnerable areas of Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Gilgit-Baltistan and Kashmir.

Met department predicted rainfall in major cities including Sahiwal, Lahore, Karachi, Mirpur, Thattha, Sukkur, Islamabad, Faisalabad, Sargodha, Rawalpindi, Benazir Abad, Hazara Division and Kashmir during the next seven hours.

Temperature reduced to 30 C for Lahore today after heavy rainfall.