Heavy rain lashes Udaipur Town
Udaipur,28 May,2016:Normal life in Udaipur town came to a grinding halt on Saturday as torrential rains wreaked havoc in the city and its suburbs leading to cancellation of traffic movement services that left thousands of commuters stranded.The commuters claimed the downstream waterway of the drain has been completely blocked that has resulted in accumulation of water and flooding on the upstream side. The water has started coming onto the road and there is a threat of the road being blocked as this is a very high traffic corridor between Udaipur main town areas.Commuters got stranded in many parts of the town as major roads were flooded due to poor condition of drainage lines.Vast areas in Udaipur Town virtually went under water.Two-wheeler riders took refuge under the shed of the shops and trees here to escape the rains, adding to the woes of other motorists as the scooters and motorcycles blocked a portion of the roads.In some places the auto drivers have asked many passengers to get down from the auto as the drivers will not travel through such massive water logged in the city.Incessant rains lashing Udaipur town disrupted normal life resulting water-logging of tracks and in low-lying areas. Many of the office goers, school goers were stuck up in middle of the road and could not reach to their destinations on time. Even the school buses were seen stranded on the road due to heavy water clogging the major parts of the roads.