Rawalpindi- Heavy rains had lashed the twin cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad today, and water accumulated in various areas especially near the Airport Road, where three feet of water had pooled at the Gulzar-e-Quaid Chowk a few yards from the Islamabad Expressway.

On the other hand, the Chaklala Cantonment Board (CCB) failed to clear Tipu Road, Chaklala Scheme-I, II and III, Jhanda Chichi, Lalazar Colony and other areas, and local residents and shopkeepers were seen trying to remove obstacles from the sewerage system.

The heavy rains today have raised the water level in rain streams, the Met department has forecasted more rain in the next 24 hours.