News Patiala: 9th July 2023- The Meteorological Department of Chandigarh has issued an alert for heavy rain in Punjab for the next 24 hours. The department has warned that the rain could cause flooding in some areas.
Heavy rain has already fallen in parts of Punjab today, causing flooding in some areas. The city of Chandigarh has recorded the highest 24-hour rainfall in July in 23 years.
The rain is expected to continue throughout the day and into the night. The department has advised people to stay indoors and avoid travel if possible.
Here are some tips for staying safe during heavy rain:
- Stay indoors and avoid travel if possible.
- If you must travel, be aware of flooded roads and avoid driving through them.
- If you are caught in a flood, move to higher ground and stay away from downed power lines.
- Be aware of the potential for landslides and mudslides.
For more information on the weather forecast, please visit the website of the Meteorological Department of Chandigarh.