Heavy rains lashed Pune on Sunday evening, causing waterlogging, traffic jams and disruptions in power supply, the Hindustan Times reported.
Waterlogging was reported from the areas of Kothrud, Baner, Pashan, Camp, Kondhwa, Undri, Wagholi, Kalyaninagar, Mundhwa, Bavdhan, Hinjewadi and Kharadi, officials from the city civic body told the newspaper.
The Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited said that technical snags took place at several places because of waterlogging and incessant rainfall. “Authorities are taking steps to restore power at the earliest,” the authority said.
Incidents of tree fall were reported from ten places, but no one got injured, PTI reported. However, two vehicles in the Pashan area were trapped after a tree fell on them.
The India Meteorological Agency said that while Pashan received 55.8 millimetres of rainfall, Magarpatta received 55.5 millimetres of rain till 5.30 pm on Sunday.
The weather agency’s rain gauge in the Shivaji Nagar area reported 16 millimetres of rain within an hour, India Today reported. The Bibwewadi area registered 83 millimetres of rain in a couple of hours, as per a private rain gauge.
Visuals shared by citizens on social media showed traffic jams and heavy rains in parts of the city on Sunday evening.
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