Ghaziabad. Irregular rains for five hours exposed the cleanliness of the city’s drains. Where people were saved from the heat by rain, people had to contend with waterlogging on the streets. Meerut Tiraha, Hindon River metro station underpass and Gaushala underpass were flooded.
Tens of millions of rupees worth tenders are put out every year for drain cleaning. However, when it rains, the drains reveal their claims. Lakh rupees are also spent on sewer cleaning. The order for the sewer cleaning was awarded to a private company. Due to unusual rainfall, the sewers on the streets also began to flow. In Biharipura, Sunderpuri, Maliwada, Lohiyanagar, Govindpuram and Harsaon in Vijay Nagar zone, sewers started to flow with rain on the street. The Vijayanagar branch road near NH 9 was filled with dirty water from the branch road runoff. People had to go through waterlogging. Broken roads were flooded due to a lack of drains in industrial areas. There was waterlogging on the broken road in Marble Market.
Jam at Meerut Tirah
A long traffic jam occurred at the intersection of Meerut Tiraha and Lalkuan due to a lack of drainage system. The traffic police lost their sweat to clear the traffic jam. Many people’s vehicles stopped because water got into the muffler. vehicles thrown out.
General manager Jalkal Anand Tripathi said the water will be drained by installing pumps at water saturated spots in all zones. Five employees were deployed in each zone.
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