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Chandigarh flood: Heavy rain overwhelms city infra, causes 3-km long traffic jams; waist high water in many areas

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Tue August 22 2017, 10:57 am
  • Chandigarh flood, monsoon, Chandigarh, Panchkula, Mohali, Indian Meteorological Department, IMD, traffic jams

    Chandigarh flood: If you think your Monday morning was a mess then think again, heavy monsoon rains have absolutely wreaked havoc across the tri-city area of Chandigarh, Panchkula and Mohali leading to heavy traffic jams in many parts of the area.

  • Chandigarh flood, monsoon, Chandigarh, Panchkula, Mohali, Indian Meteorological Department, IMD, traffic jams

    The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) says that 112 mm of rain was recorded in Chandigarh and surrounding areas between 8:30 AM and 11:30 AM on Monday. The IMD has also said that the rains will not provide respite to the city, but the density of the rain would reduce. (Source: Indian Express)

  • Chandigarh flood, monsoon, Chandigarh, Panchkula, Mohali, Indian Meteorological Department, IMD, traffic jams

    The roads leading to Chandigarh from Mohali and Panchkula have been inundated by heavy rains. Madhyay Marg which leads from Chandigarh to Panchkula and Dakshin Marg which leads to Chandigarh from Mohali have experienced 3 kilometer long jams. (Source: Indian Express)

  • Chandigarh flood, monsoon, Chandigarh, Panchkula, Mohali, Indian Meteorological Department, IMD, traffic jams

    Rainwater entered houses of residential colonies and societies situated in Chandigarh, Panchkula and Mohali. In Chandigarh water entered government quarters located in Sectors 33, 40 and 46 (Source: Indian Express)

  • Chandigarh flood, monsoon, Chandigarh, Panchkula, Mohali, Indian Meteorological Department, IMD, traffic jams

    Attempts by commuters to reach their destinations through alternative routes also turned futile as rainwater had also inundated these routes. (Source: PTI)

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    Sudhir
    Aug 22, 2017 at 1:28 pm
    The need for interconnect of rivers to control floods is so relevant today. Many a states reeling in floods. Money and water getting wasted just for political reasons.
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