Stormy rains hit northern, central Punjab

Nov 30, -0001
Staff ReportTOBA TEK SINGH: Gale-force winds coupled with stormy showers Friday proved disastrous as a woman was killed and several other people were injured with myriad incidents of collapse of walls, rooftops and bill boards reported in different areas of northern and central Punjab.The storm packing strong winds, was so fierce that it uprooted trees and pylons, swept away sign boards and rooftops and damaged crops in several areas.Toba Tek Singh is the worst hit where lashing showers played havoc causing one death. The people who were injured in the rain-related incidents were rushed to hospitals. Electricity has also been disrupted in the city as poles holding transformers were pulled down by the heavy downpours.The cities received showers include Gujranwala, Jhang and Faisalabad. The tempestuous winds slammed Faisalabad before the rainfall. SAMAAPlease click ‘Video’ button to watch this news.






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