Patiala Rain: Water enters residential area,roads flooded, commuters hassled

August 3, 2021 - PatialaPolitics

The Royal City has witnessed heavy rainfall tuesday morning,majority of the roads and residential areas remained submerged in rainwater. Modi College road, Chandni Chowk, Old Tractor market, Nabha Gate, Khanda Chowk, Anardana Chowk, Model Town, PRTC bus stand and areas near the Gurdwara Dukhniwaran Sahib, were among the worst hit. Waterlogging also led to many traffic halts.

With heavy rains lashing few parts were inundated, and water also entered several houses in area of city.Normal life has been disrupted in Patiala as rainwater entered houses after the city received a heavy downpour . The rainwater entered the residential area following which people have also suffered loss of property and damage to furniture.

The inundated roads exposed the ill preparedness of the Patiala municipal corporation (MC) and the district administration in tackling the issue of waterlogging on the city roads.