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Heavy Rain In Most Parts Of The Country

LAHORE: Heavy downpour accompanied by gusty wind lashed Lahore and other parts of the country.

Heavy rain in different areas inundated roads and streets in the provincial capital of Lahore and commuters faced immense difficulties while trying to carry on with their routines.

According to LESCO, more than 150 feeders tripped due rain, plunging half of the city into darkness. At least 26 millimetre rain was recorded at the Upper Mall, 14 millimetre at the Airport, 12.4 millimetre at the Jail Road, 23 millimetre in Gulberg, 13.5 millimetre in Lakshmi Chowk area and 18.2 millimetre in Mughalpura.

Rains was also reported in other parts of the country including Pakpattan, Nankana Sahib, Sheikhupura, Swat, Mirpur, Faisalabad, Narowal, Sialkot, Sharaqpur, Shorkot and Bahawalpur.

According to Met Office, a very severe weather system has entered Pakistan. Heavy downpours are likely to continue for the next 48 hours in different parts of the country.