Rain-triggered water logging halts life in city

Several hours of rainfall on Monday caused water logging and severe tailback in many parts of the capital giving a wakeup alarm of miseries for city dwellers during monsoon. Many roads including Bangabandhu Avenue, Mirpur Road, Bijoy Sarani, Nayapaltan were inundated in just three hours of showers prior to the full advent of the rainy season. The weather office recorded 79 millimetres of rainfall in the capital from morning till 3:00pm on Sunday with most of the downpour, about 74 mm, occurring between 12:00pm and 3:00pm.