Heavy rains pound Middle Andaman, roads inundated

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30 Aug 2018

Incessant rains lashed many parts in the Middle Andaman region on Thursday inconveniencing commuters and inundating a few road networks at Rangat for a brief period. As per reports, the arterial road at Rangat remained waterlogged at many parts for some hours leaving commuters with no choice but to wade through the streets.
“Villagers in Middle Andaman, who had been enduring scorching heat for the past few days, heaved a sigh of relief with heavy rain lashing the region since Wednesday. Rainfall occurred in many parts here and roads in low lying areas were inundated with water. Traffic was affected in some parts of Middle Andaman due to the rain and power supply was also stopped for a brief period. Rainwater also reportedly entered residential colonies in some low lying areas in Middle Andaman,” said a resident of Rangat.