Pune: Normal life was thrown out of gear
as heavy monsoon rains lashed the city and its suburbs,
inundating low lying areas and disrupting traffic.
The city received 99.1 mm rainfall last evening. Since
the arrival of the monsoon on Saturday last, the city has
already received its average quota of June rainfall, the
The downpour led to water logging in many localities
with rain water entering a large number of housing societies,
causing hardships to the affected families. Electricity supply
in large parts of the city too was disrupted as uprooted trees
fell on the wires, fire brigade officials said.
Many two-wheelers had to be abandoned by riders as
streets were flooded with gushing rain water submerging low
The weather office said the current heavy spell was
likely to continue for the next 48 hours.