Overflowing Tangri river causes flash flood
Ambala | Thursday, Sep 23 2010 IST
The catchment area of Tangri river in Ambala Cantonment was flooded and the rail and road traffic disrupted for over three hours due to a flash flood today.
Flood water from the overflowing Tangri spread on Ambala-Dehradun National Highway around Maheshnagar bridge and entered residential houses, marriage palaces, a school and a pharmaceutical factory, besides low lying areas.' Houses on the river bank and within the bed of river were submerged and residents were seen sitting on the roof tops till water started receding. There was knee-deep water flowing on both sides of the bridge and traffic was affected for more than three hours. The traffic on railway line between Ambala and Saharanpur stations was also affceted after flood water submerged the track on a bridge.
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