Heavy rains lash Pune, water-logging, tree fall incidents reported


Heavy rains lashed Pune city and adjoining areas on Sunday, leaving 25 spots water-logged, an official said.

Tree fall incidents took place in 10 places, though there were no reports of any person getting injured, he added.

The India Meteorological Department said, as at 5:30pm, Pashan and Magarpatta had received 55.8 millimetres and 55.5 millimetres of rainfall.

The IMD has issued an orange alert for heavy to very heavy rainfall in Ghat areas over the next two days, the official added.


“Chandannagar, Kothrud, Paud Road, Pashan, Wanwadi, B T kawade Road, Katraj garden, Swargate witnessed water logging. Tree fall incidents were reported from Pashan, Kondhwa, Pune station and Yerwada. In Panchawati in Pashan, two vehicles were trapped after a tree fell. No one was injured in the incident,” a fire brigade official said.

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