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Waterlogging torments commuters yet again

By CITY CORRESPONDENT
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GUWAHATI, Sept 14 - A heavy shower caused waterlogging in several areas of Guwahati on Monday putting commuters in a lot of trouble. Vehicular traffic came to a standstill at several places due to the flash flood. Places like Anil Nagar, Nabin Nagar, Beltola, Hatigaon, Saukuchi, Maligaon, RG Baruah Road area and Chandmari among others were the worst affected due to waterlogging.

�The vehicles were unable to move from TC point to Chandmari due to massive waterlogging in Chandmari area,� a motorist said. Hirak Jyoti Choudhury of Bhetapara Chariali said, �It took me around one�hour�to reach my office in Christian Basti from Bhetapara while it normally takes just about 15 minutes to cover the same distance on other days.�

A resident of GNB Road said the water receded almost instantly, unlike in the past when it used to take several�hours�for the water to clear, which, he said �is a good sign.��

The city recorded a maximum temperature of 27-degree Celsius today.

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Waterlogging torments commuters yet again

GUWAHATI, Sept 14 - A heavy shower caused waterlogging in several areas of Guwahati on Monday putting commuters in a lot of trouble. Vehicular traffic came to a standstill at several places due to the flash flood. Places like Anil Nagar, Nabin Nagar, Beltola, Hatigaon, Saukuchi, Maligaon, RG Baruah Road area and Chandmari among others were the worst affected due to waterlogging.

�The vehicles were unable to move from TC point to Chandmari due to massive waterlogging in Chandmari area,� a motorist said. Hirak Jyoti Choudhury of Bhetapara Chariali said, �It took me around one�hour�to reach my office in Christian Basti from Bhetapara while it normally takes just about 15 minutes to cover the same distance on other days.�

A resident of GNB Road said the water receded almost instantly, unlike in the past when it used to take several�hours�for the water to clear, which, he said �is a good sign.��

The city recorded a maximum temperature of 27-degree Celsius today.

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