Published On: Mon, Aug 28th, 2017

After heavy overnight rains, Lucknow inundated

Lucknow: Overnight rains left the Uttar Pradesh capital inundated and waterlogged at many places on Monday. Normal life was disrupted.

Heavy rains lashed the city and neighbouring regions for the third consecutive day

Heavy rains lashed the city and neighbouring regions for the third consecutive day. It had rained the whole day on Sunday. The MeT recorded 55.4 mm of rain here in the past 24 hours.

Children on Monday faced difficulty reaching their schools, while other commuters were inconvenienced.

Many vehicles broke down near the Nishatganj bridge in Gomtinagar. There was knee-deep water near Lohia park.

Reports of waterlogging also came in from the old city, Badshahnagar, Indiranagar, Papermill colony, IT College crossing and Sitapur Road.

Many people, caught in the submerged areas were seen cursing the civic authorities.

Even the big storm drains in the city have not been cleaned, leading to the waterlogging like never before.

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