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Rain lashes city: many areas submerged

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Thiruvananthapuram: Several parts of the city were under water following the heavy rain that lashed the city on Sunday. Fire and rescue services were kept on their toes all evening attending several distress calls.

Anitha (33) and her daughter Charu (12) were injured when their house at Kunnuvila colony, Edapazhanji, collapsed on them. They were taken to the Medical College Hospital.

A Maruti car was pushed partially inside the huge drain on Thakaraparambu road by the flood water around 9 p.m.

The driver had a lucky escape as some local people rescued him. Several houses at Paris Nagar near Bakery junction were almost fully submerged and its residents were evacuated.

Some houses at Officers' Lane were also partially submerged.In Thampanoor also, several cars and motorbikes, which were parked on road side, went under water.

Traffic was disrupted for some time along the Pachalloor-Chitranjali studio road after a tree fell onto the road.

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