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Heavy rain disrupts flight operations at Lahore airport

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LAHORE: Flight operations at Allama Iqbal International Airport, Lahore were disrupted following heavy torrential rains, ARY News reported.

Several flights were halted as heavy rain continued to lash the provincial capital of Punjab. Most of the suspended flights were bound to Madina, Dubai, Oslo and other foreign cities.

According to met department, 68 milimeter of rain was recorded at the Lahore airport.

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Rain in Lahore and Punjab has been particularly heavy since morning on Wednesday. Storm clouds gathered above Lahore during the wee hours of the day and since then massive rainfall has been reported across the city and the adjoining areas.


Read: Four dead, 22 injured as heavy pre-monsoon spell lashes Punjab


 

At least four people have been injured in Thokar Niaz Beg area of Lahore after the roof of their house collapsed. Wall of an under constructed building fell in the area of Ferozepur Road injuring two persons while another accident injured one more in Mandi Bahauddin.

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In Jhang, at least two people died and four suffered injuries from electrocution, while in Bhakkar, a woman and a child lost their lives while 12 have been injured in separate rain-linked accidents.

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