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