Heavy rain in Sialkot, Lahore, Peshawar


LAHORE/PESHAWAR: Heavy rain lashed different areas of Lahore on Wednesday.

People riding motorbikes had to take shelter in underpasses as they did not leave their houses prepared, despite the forecast.

Power supply to many areas in the provincial metropolis was interrupted after over 70 feeders tripped due to heavy downpour.

However, according to officials of Lahore Electric Supply Company, power supply through over 30 feeders has been restored, while work was under way on 40.

The Met department has forecast intermittent rain till Friday morning.

Moreover, rainfall continued in Peshawar. According to the Met department, over two millimetres of rain has been recorded in Peshawar.

Locals headed to eateries to enjoy the rain, and crowds thronged Fawara Chowk where chickpea and flour naan was being demanded the most.

Besides Peshawar, heavy rainfall continued in different parts of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, including Risalpur, Bannu, DI Khan, Balakot, Kakul, Malam Jabba, Lower Dir, Chital and Kalam, according to the Met department.





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