Rawalpindi (July 18, 2018): Torrential rains continue to pour in Rawalpindi, after which WASA has imposed rain emergency in the city.
Series of torrential rain continues in Rawalpindi and surrounding areas. After which WASA has imposed rain emergency in the city, and its MD Raja Shaukat along with other staff is present on the field.According to MD WASA, teams of WASA are draining water from low-lying areas of the city. According to WASA spokesperson, water is being drained from Committee Chowk under-pass.
After torrential rains, many low-lying areas including Sadiqabad, Shamsabad, College Road, Committee Chowk, Servis road and others are engulfed by water. All the WASA staff including MD, are busy in water drainage from low-lying areas.According to Met Department, 60 mm rainfall in recorded in Rawalpindi as yet. The downpour has caused rise in Rawalpindi’s Nullah Lai water level upto 4.5 feet. Also, PMD has predicted more rain in Rawalpindi. After which WASA has ordered its staff to stay alert.