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Lahore: Heavy rain lashes, disrupts life

Low laying areas of Lahore inundated after heavy rain with gusty winds lashed Lahore and Punjab Assembly session could not be started.

Thundershowers once again lashed Lahore with gusty winds that resulted into inundated low laying areas of the city which included Laxmi, Jail Road, Qartaba Chowlk and many others areas.

Due to heavy rain no any Punjab Assembly member reached the assembly and the session could not be started despite delay of one hour and 25 minutes.

Thundershowers also caused collapse of exterior wall of government given house of provincial industry minister and the house inundated, however, no one hurt in the incident.

Chief Minister Punjab Shahbaz Sharif expressed anger over inundation of rain water. He asked the WASA official immediately start work for evacuation of water from the city so that citizen’s difficulties could be removed.