Waterlogged On Various Chokes In Chandigarh And Panchkula Due To Rain

People stuck at phase-3b-1 and phase-7 dividing road  rain  in Mohali on   Friday. Tribune photo Vicky Gharu

Waterlogging in different part of City due to rain in the evening.  The Madya Marg road was properly water logged within an hour rain.

Vehicles face various difficulties especially motorists to reach their destination points.  There is worst condition of slip road in Madya Marg. People from IT Park were also face problems to drive their two wheeler on the inundated roads.

Heavy downpour in Panchkula at around 4:30 pm and continued till 6:15 pm. Low lying areas in Panchkula specially Sector 19,14,15,16 and small colonies in Old Panchkula face water accumulation problem for around 4 to 5 hrs.

Because of water logged there was so much traffic jams in several points and there was long queues has been made by people on several Traffic lights. There were so much power cuts in many areas because of tree falls on road and vehicles.

Internal roads in Sector 34 near JW Marriot also blocked due to heavy rain. The Industrial area, Phase 1 specially Sector 11 and 15 all were submerged in water.

According to Chief Engineer of Municipal Corporation City receive 100 MM rainfall in 1 hr so it took some time to drain out. He also said that in future they will take necessary steps to face these kinds of situations calmly and construct more road gullies on roads so water will drain easily in gutters.

He also takes responsibility to build these road gullies as soon as possible.

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