Three killed as monsoon rains lash parts of country


Monsoon heavy rains have lashed parts of the country, disrupting the routine urban and rural life, and inundating the low-lying areas. In Gujrat, a roof collapse killed two sisters, aged 12 and 14, while six members of the same family sustained injuries. The incident occurred in Hera Pur.

In Lahore, roof incident also claimed one life in the Harbanspura area. Rainwater has inundated the accountability court causing problems for the lawyers and litigants. The weather has turned pleasant culminating in the humidity. Many Lesco feeders have tripped triggering the load shedding since last night in the metropolis.

In Lahore, the highest rainfall in Tajpura was recorded at 185 mm, Lahore Airport 156 mm, Gulberg and Mughalpura 63 mm, 149 mm rainfall recorded at Lakshmi Chowk 128, Nishtartown 105 mm, Chowk Nakhda 148 mm, Paniwala Pond 116 mm, 58.5 mm rain in Farrukhabad 82, Gulshan Ravi 105, Sumanabad 68 mm, 104 mm rain record in Johortown, 101 mm rain recorded at Uppermal while 56 mm at Samanabad. Pakistan hockey team training session has been canceled due to heavy rain in Lahore. The heavy rain has inundated water in the sports complex.

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