Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Sunday asked Irrigation department to upgrade drainage system to check water logging in south western districts of the state.
With heavy rains causing water logging in Patna for the past three days, city MP Shatrughan Sinha on Saturday said he was monitoring the situation to ensure that water is pumped out of the residential areas and roads at the earliest.
Persistent rains for the last 24 hours have thrown normal life in this metropolis out of gear with reports of water logging at major arterial roads of the city.
A spell of showers - which can be so welcome otherwise - can bring the national capital to its knees, leaving the people always asking the question: "Why does Delhi collapse when it rains?
Delhi HC asked the city`s civic agencies to take steps including de-silting of drains before monsoon sets in so that water logging can be avoided.
The Delhi government has constituted a 15-member co-ordination committee to find "short and long term" solutions to the problem of water logging.
Heavy rains lashed Hyderabad and other parts of Andhra Pradesh on Monday disrupting normal life.
In another controversial statement, Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit said that there would be water logging if the city witnesses rains.
Delhiites were drenched today as the capital received heavy rains which led to waterlogging and slowing down of traffic in various parts of the city.
Parts of North and South India witnessed light to moderate showers as eight persons were killed in rain-related incidents in Hyderabad.
Heavy downpour has disrupted normal life in this Central Maharashtra district.
Heavy rains lashed the city following
which water-logging was reported in some of the low-lying areas.
Heavy rains resulted in endless traffic snarls with knee-deep water on major roads.
As rains returned to the capital
after a gap of five days, MCD on Tuesday claimed that waterlogged
points were promptly attended to and quickly cleared.
PM Sheikh Hasina has asked authorities to take steps to find permanent solution to Dhaka`s water logging problem.
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