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Lucknow recorded the heaviest rainfall in 13 years.



Lucknow: As monsoon is extremely uncontrollable, the capital city recorded its heaviest rainfall on Thursday in last 13 years.  These heavy rains in the capital has left one- third of the city waterlogged. Total 121.6 mm rain was recorded at Met observatory at Amausi in 24 hours.

Water logging was faced by people in Gomtinagar, Indranagar, Ashiyana, Charbagh and Hazratganj.  Not only this in several areas the garbage was flowing on the waterlogged streets.

With these continuous heavy rains, the city has already crossed its monthly average for July which stands at 255.3 mm. The city has recorded 323 mm of rains till now, thereby exceeding its normal rainfall figure

Not only water logging but several other problems aroused because of heavy showers. The electricity pole fell down near KKC College. People are experiencing the ankle deep to knee deep water and that’s what making traffic slower.

The skies should clear up relatively on Friday for Lucknow, which has been lashed by heavy rain over the past few days.


Girl gang raped in moving car in Haryana; 2 held




Chandigarh: A 15-year-old girl was allegedly gang raped in a moving car in Haryanas Panipat town by two youths, one of them being an acquaintance, said police on Saturday.

The Class 11 student was found unconscious near a park and later admitted to a private hospital here on Friday night.

Superintendent of Police Sumit Kumar told the media that both the accused were arrested and the car used in the crime was impounded.

A case was registered on the statement of the victim against them under sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.

The victim did not return after attending a tuition class on Friday. Late in the evening, the family came to know that she was lying unconscious in Model Town area.

The police said one of the accused knew her and called her near the crime scene to celebrate a birthday. Four youths, who were having liquor in a car, forced her to take liquor and she fainted.

She was later taken by two youths in a car and was allegedly raped in the moving vehicle. After committing the crime, the accused left the girl near the park where her scooter was parked.

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