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Pakistan

Web Desk
August 10, 2020

In pictures: Torrential rains wreak havoc in Lahore, flood roads

Pakistan

Web Desk
Mon, Aug 10, 2020
Labourers wade through a flooded fruit and vegetable market after heavy monsoon rains in Lahore on August 10, 2020. — AFP

LAHORE: Heavy rains wreaked havoc in Lahore overnight as water accumulated on streets and roads in the city, Geo News reported.

Parts of Lahore were choked with traffic jams on Monday morning, while residents also complained of water entering their homes.

Heavy rains also led to garbage flowing into the rain water after heavy rains in Lahore on August 10, 2020.

The Pakistan Meteorological Department had predicted rain and wind-thunderstorms in Lahore, Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Attock, Jhelum, Chakwal, Sargodha, Khushab, Mianwali, Bhakkar, Gujranwala and Hafizabad.

Commuters make their way along a flooded road after heavy rain in Lahore. — AFP
A food vendor waits for customers at a flooded area after heavy monsoon rains in Lahore on August 10, 2020. — AFP

It also predicted rains in Sialkot, Narowal, Gujrat, Mandi Bahauddin, Kasur, Sheikhupura, Nankana Sahib, Faisalabad, Chiniot, Sahiwal, Okara, Pakpattan, Bahawalnagar, D.G. Khan and Layyah.

A motorcyclist wades through a flooded street after heavy monsoon rains in Lahore on August 10, 2020. — AFP

The department expects another spell of moderate to heavy rainfall in Kashmir, Rawalpindi, Gujranwala and Lahore on Tuesday.

People wade along a flooded street after a monsoon rainfall in Lahore on August 9, 2020. — AFP