Saturday, September 25, 2021

Clifton, Punjab Chowrangi underpasses remain filled with rainwater

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KARACHI: Underpasses at Punjab Chowrangi and Clifton of the city still showing picture of a pool, as authorities failed to drain out the rainwater after heavy rainfall, ARY News reported on Saturday. 

As per details, underpass at Punjab Chowrangi is submerged with rainwater from last three days, while three vehicles can also be seen stuck in the water. KPT underpass of Clifton is showing the same picture as Punjab Chowrangi underpass.

Meanwhile, traffic has been suspended from Boat Basin to Qayyumabad due to flooded roads, while basements of various markets including Zainab and others also remain inundated.

Shopkeepers are draining out the rainwater from the markets on their own in a move to save their goods and business.

On the other hand, several roads of the city are also flooded with rainwater and garbage, which is causing problems for the commuters.

Read more: Karachi suffers longer power outages following torrential rains

It may be noted that the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) has forecast another spell of monsoon in Karachi from today.

On Friday, Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan contacted Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah and discussed post-rain situation in Sindh, especially in Karachi and offered support to get out of rain disaster.

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