14 flights cancelled and 15 delayed as heavy rain continued to lash Lahore

14 flights cancelled and 15 delayed as heavy rain continued to lash Lahore

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LAHORE: Almost 14 flights were cancelled and 15 delayed as heavy rain continued to lash Lahore, the provincial capital of Punjab.

The Civil Aviation Authority said that it will adhere to the directives issued by the MET department.

Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar has directed local administration and WASA to remain on alert and have told the relevant officers to personally monitor the developments.

After the downpour the weather gradually turned into a pleasant one, causing traffic jams across the city. Storm clouds enveloped the skies during the wee hours of the day and since then massive rainfall has been reported across the city and its adjoining areas.

According to met department, 80 milimeter of rain was recorded at Gulberg, 63mm at Jail road, 55mm at Lakshmi Chowk, 45mm at Samanabad, 21mm at Shalimar Link Road, 14mm at Bhatti Gate and 4mm at Farrukhabad.

The weather department stated that rain is likely to continue for the next 24 hours.

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