Heavy rains lash Nashik, city plunges into darkness

Updated on Sep 13, 2008 03:20 PM IST

Heavy rains lashed the city and other parts of the district last night throwing normal life out of gear and flooding roads.

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PTI | By, Nashik

Heavy rains lashed the city and other parts of the district on Friday night throwing normal life out of gear and flooding roads.

The distribution points of Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company were waterlogged due to heavy rains forcing company officials to disconnect power supply throughout the night, said the reports reaching headquarter.

The hutment areas also witnessed waterlogging, it said.

A 45-year-old farmer was killed at Kalwan tehsil town due to lightning last evening while his wife and daughter sustained burn injuries, police said.

In view of incessant rains in Nashik district, the irrigation department has released thousands of cusecs water from Darna, Gangapur, Palkhed Dams resulting in the increase of water level of river Godavari, sources said.

Rains began lashing the city at around 8 pm last night and remained continue till Saturday.

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