Heavy Rain in TriCity, thrown life out of gear

Though at 112 mm, the tri-city wasn’t able to break its highest record of 262 mm but it did throw the normal life way out of gear. The MET department suspects the monsoon to continue for a few days but ensures that the rain would be lesser than witnesses today.

It rained for more than 3 hours and changed the city into a floating one. The rainwater entered inside the houses in residential colonies and societies situated in Chandigarh, Panchkula and Mohali. The most affected roads included all the entry points of Chandigarh from the side of Mohali and Panchkula. In Chandigarh, water entered in the houses situated in government quarters in Sector 33, Sector 40, Sector 46 and even in the quarters of staff members of Punjab Engineering College (PEC).In Mohali, Zirakpur, DeraBassi, there was traffic jam for more than one hour and long queues of vehicles were seen on Airport road, phase-7,9,10, 11 and 3 B1 and 2. Three fire tenders were pressed into service to take out water from houses in Phases 1, 3B2 and 5.

Traffic police authorities preferred to shut all traffic lights at important junctions and regulate the traffic manually. In Panchkula, residents of Sector 19 - near Railway crossing were forced to come out of their houses as the rain water entered the houses. In Mohali, Ghaggar river, which also passing through Panchkula, has been flowing above the normal water level and district authorities have sounded alert asking people residing on the river banks for leaving their shanties.

All attempts of commuters to reach their destinations through alternative routes turn futile when these routes were also found choked with heavy rain water and jam packed.
Vehicles were submerged in water at most places in the tricity. Vehicles broke down in many places, causing further traffic jams. People could be seen wading in knee to waist deep water trying to push the vehicles to a side of the road.

Once again the massive jams and waterlogging falsified the tall claims of the administration authorities of making elaborate arrangements ahead of the monsoon.

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