Tribune Information Service

Amritsar, June 22

On Tuesday night, a number of bushes have been uprooted because of thunderstorms within the metropolis and there was darkness in numerous components of town. The winds have been so sturdy that even an iron shed in entrance of the Akal Takht within the Golden Temple blew away.

A tree was uprooted after heavy rain at Taylors Street in Amritsar on Wednesday. Photograph: Vishal Kumar

Electrical energy provide additionally got here to a standstill in residential areas after a number of branches of bushes fell on energy provide strains. Robust winds accompanied by heavy rain and hailstorm lasted for about 5 minutes, throughout which the site visitors on the roads got here to a standstill.

The storm was so sturdy that because of heavy rain and hailstorm, the drivers needed to cease their automobiles on the highway aspect, which affected visibility considerably.

It has been raining intermittently within the space for the previous three days, however residents’ happiness is aware of no bounds. After a pause of about six hours on Tuesday night, it began raining once more at round 7 pm. Whereas many residents got here out on the roads to benefit from the nice climate amid mild drizzle, the climate all of the sudden modified round 8.30 pm.

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